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    The Bohemian Girl (MGM, 1945). Belgian First-Release Poster (11" X 16.75").
    This is quite a find! It's the first Belgian release of Bohemian Girl in Brussels, just after the war ended. Due to the extreme paper shortage, the theatres took the pre-war posters (20" X 30") and cut them into fourth's, resulting in this smaller size. This size only appeared for a year or two until they began printing paper and went to the 14" X 22" format. As a special bonus, you are getting one fourth of Arsene Lupin Returns which was released in Belgium in 1938! This delightful artwork is far superior to that of the subsequent Belgian re-release in the late '50s-early '60s. There are pinholes in the corners and top borders, small tears on the left border, extra horizontal creases and folds, some paper residue in the imprint area where a snipe was removed, a tax stamp in the imprint area, and light surface paper loss in the lower right where a tax stamp was removed. Fine.


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    July, 2011
    16th-17th Saturday-Sunday
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