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    Road to Zanzibar (Paramount, 1941). Insert (14" X 36"). In the second of the popular "Road" pictures to feature Bob Hope and Bing Crosby, this time the pair are hapless carnival workers in South America who inadvertently start a fire in their sideshow and are forced to flee. Rather than use the money they eventually save to return to the U.S., Chuck (Crosby) buys a "lost" diamond mine, and the fun really begins. Not originally intended as a Hope/Crosby vehicle, or as a sequel to Road to Singapore, it was only after Fred MacMurray and George Burns turned down the lead roles that tying this film to the previous picture, which had done well at the box office, was considered, and movie history was made. This lovely insert, with gorgeous images of Hope, Crosby, and co-star Dorothy Lamour, had pinholes in the corners, edge chipping, slight fold separations, but professional restoration has addressed these issues nicely, resulting in a poster with an enormous degree of eye-appeal. Fine+ on Linen.

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