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    Force of Evil (MGM, 1948). Half Sheet (22" X 28") Style A. A bravura performance by John Garfield as crooked lawyer Joe Morse highlights this hard-hitting, gritty film noir classic. Morse is part of a plot to modernize the local numbers racket, bringing it all under the control of big-time mobsters, but his brother Leo (Thomas Gomez), a small-timer who wants nothing to do with gangsters, stands in his way. The result is an explosive climax, marked by violence and tragedy. Offered here is a fabulous half sheet, which had fold wear with crossfold separations, small edge tears, a 4" tear and a 2" tear in the bottom border, and pinholes in the corners and borders, some of them enlarged. Professional restoration has rendered this a clean and attractive piece, sure to be a valuable addition to any collection. This style B half sheet's design is considered preferable to all the other formats on this title. Fine+ on Paper.

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    March, 2008
    11th-12th Tuesday-Wednesday
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