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    Angels with Dirty Faces (Warner Brothers, 1938). Insert (14" X 36").
    Without a doubt, this is one of the greatest of the gangster films to come out of Warner Brothers in the 1930s. From James Cagney's portrayal of Rocky Sullivan - a two-bit hood with a heart of gold - to the engagingly ambiguous final scene - was Rocky really yellow at the end? - to Pat O'Brien's solid turn as Jerry Connolly, and top notch performances by Humphrey Bogart and the Dead End Kids, this picture is a winner from beginning to end. Paper from this picture is highly collectible and extremely scarce; in eight years of auctions, we've only offered a handful of pieces from the original release of this fan-favorite picture. This dramatic insert, one of the best pieces on the title, had minor chips in the left and right border, and a tear in the title area, all of which have been addressed by expert, professional restoration. Bid on this one now, as it may be quite some time before another comes your way. Very Good/Fine on Paper.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2009
    11th-14th Wednesday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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