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    My Little Chickadee (Universal, 1940). One Sheet (27" X 41") Style C.
    Filled with memorable quotes and quips, Mae West and W.C. Fields shared screenwriting credit as well as star billing on this film - each contributing the majority of their own dialogue. It was said that the two butted heads quite often, both accusing the other of trying to upstage them. Apparently the contempt eventually caused Fields to leave the film early and one third of the production was reportedly shot with his double! Professional conservation to this poster includes touchup to the folds, pinholes into the interior, and mild crossfold chips. There were misfolds at the top and bottom horizontal folds with small bits of paper loss, particularly in Mae West's image, along with chipping and paper loss in the borders - particularly in the left and right sides - which extends slightly into the background. The borders have been airbrushed. Fine on Linen.


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