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    My Little Chickadee (Universal, 1940). One Sheet (27" X 41") Style B.
    This pretty and iconic one sheet has to be one of the best posters done for the stars of this comedy romp. Written by both W.C. Fields and Mae West, it is said that the two stars disliked each other, as each felt the other was upstaging the other. Apparently the contempt eventually caused Fields to leave the film early and one third of the film was reportedly shot with his double! The poster has a piece missing in the upper border into the the upper tag line. There was also a sizable piece missing from the upper left corner into the red field. There was minor chipping in the upper horizontal fold to the left of West's head and chipping in the center horizontal fold just above West's and Field's credit. There was also a piece missing in the left border just below West's name that extends just into the red field. The professional restoration work has returned the poster to it's former glory and it displays beautifully! This is truly a fabulous and desirable poster from the golden-age of screen comedy! Fine- on Linen.


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    July, 2013
    27th-28th Saturday-Sunday
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