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    Dead End (United Artists, R-1940s). British Quad (30" X 40").
    Lillian Hellman adapted Sidney Kingsley's Pulitzer Prize winning play about the disparities between rich and poor along New York City's East River. The conflict comes down to a struggle for the hearts and minds of some of the children of the slums, played by the Dead End Kids in their first film. On one side is slick mobster Humphrey Bogart, and facing off with him is Sylvia Sidney, sister to one of the Kids, and Joel McCrea, an unemployed architect. This British quad has edge wear, with minor chips and tears at the bottom edge and lower left corner. While the poster has had limited restoration, it has a very nice appearance. Though he was billed below Sidney and McCrea in the original release, Bogart always appeared first in later releases, such as this rare post-war British release. Fine/Very Fine on Paper.


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    March, 2011
    25th-26th Friday-Saturday
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