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    Idiot's Delight (MGM, 1939). Three Sheet (41" X 81") Style B.
    Norma Shearer and Clark Gable star in this war-time romantic comedy based on Robert E. Sherwood's Pulitzer Prize-winning play. Set in a European hotel, Gable, as a vaudevillian showman (who sings and dances for the only time in his career in the great "Puttin' on the Ritz" number) meets up with an old flame (Shearer) who is posing as an exotic companion to war mongering businessman Edward Arnold. During an air raid, Gable helps to save the other guests and the film ends with him looking forward to a utopian future with Shearer at his side. This three sheet has fold wear, crossfold separations, and light stains in the title and at the crossfolds. This large format is rarely seen for this top MGM film. Fine+.


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