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    Great Guy (Grand National, 1936). One Sheet (27" X 41") Stone Litho Style.
    James Cagney plays one of his patented tough guys, but this time it's as an agent of the Bureau of Weights and Measures, taking on crooked merchants and food gangsters. Cagney had made it clear to Jack Warner a number of times that he didn't like the films he was being assigned to and threatened to quit. He finally made good on his word, and in 1936, went over to rival independent studio Grand National. Edward L. Alperson, the studio's head, certainly was delighted and thought Cagney was a "Great Guy." After a few films for Grand National, Warner finally lured Cagney back. Prior to touchup, this stone litho eye-catcher showed fold wear, pinholes, and some tears in the border and interior. The lower border was trimmed slightly into the red background and has been replaced. Fine+ on Linen.


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