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    The Great McGinty (Paramount, 1940). Window Card (14" X 22").
    This was screenwriter Preston Sturges' first directorial effort, and it won an Oscar for best screenplay. The story of a depression-era bum, who shows his aptitude for placing crooked votes, is soon on his way to running for mayor. All of what would later become earmarks of Sturges' work are here. This film is little remembered by audiences today, but poster collectors know how rare paper is on this title. Offered here is the charming window card showing just a fine mist of tan discoloration, and minor corner bumps. Very Fine-.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2014
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
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