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    Road to Rio (Paramount, 1948). One Sheet (27" X 41") and Lobby Card Set of 8 (11" X 14").
    One of the most popular series of musical comedies ever filmed, the "Road" series, starring Bing Crosby and Bob Hope, remains as popular today as ever. Featuring top-notch acting and music, as well as the incredible chemistry between Hope and Crosby, these films, and the posters that promoted them, remain perennially popular. In this entry, Bing and Bob are two unemployed vaudeville performers who stow away on an ocean liner bound for Brazil. Before the voyage is over, they've managed to foil a plot involving a crooked hypnotist, an unwilling bride, and a cache of mysterious papers. The unrestored one sheet offered here, sporting wonderful images of Crosby, Hope, and co-star Dorothy Lamour, shows pinholes in the corners and slight cross fold separation. The lobby cards all show an indentation at the top left, and a bottom left corner bend, one has a crease down 1/3 of the card, and one shows some smudging. Folded, Fine/Very Fine.


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    November, 2013
    16th-17th Saturday-Sunday
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