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    It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (United Artists, 1963). One Sheet (27" X 41") Style B.
    With his spare, visually intriguing style, artist Saul Bass renders his interpretation of this screwball comedy on the Style B one sheet offered here. Jimmy Durante as "Smiler Grogan" sets off a cross country dash to recover his stolen $350,000 with Milton Berle, Buddy Hackett, Sid Caesar, Ethel Merman, Mickey Rooney, Phil Silvers, Terry-Thomas, and Eddie "Rochester" Anderson in hot pursuit. Spencer Tracy is police Captain T.G. Culpepper, who's been waiting to nab Smiler for twenty years. Very minimal wear can be noted including pinholes, light bleed through in the bottom panel from a stamp on the verso, a tear in the bottom border into the background, extra vertical folds, a crease in the left border and light wrinkling. This fantastic pieces rivals the Jack Davis Style A in popularity. Fine+.


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    July, 2012
    25th-26th Wednesday-Thursday
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