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    Mister Roberts (Warner Brothers, 1955). British Quad (30" X 40"). Henry Fonda returned to films after an eight-year absence to reprise his stage roll as Lt. Doug Roberts, chief cargo officer of the supply ship "Reluctant," in this film adaptation of the successful Broadway play. The terrific cast that co-starred with Fonda included: James Cagney, Jack Lemmon (who won the Oscar for his performance), and William Powell (in his final film appearance). Legendary director John Ford began the film but was replaced halfway through, reportedly because of an illness, by Mervyn LeRoy. This wonderful British quad has completely different artwork than used in the U.S. campaign and was done by noted British poster artist Tom Chantrall. The poster is folded, has pinholes in the corners and minor edge wear. Very Fine.

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    November, 2008
    7th-8th Friday-Saturday
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