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    Lucky Jordan (Paramount, 1942). Window Card (14" X 22").
    During the mid 1940s, Paramount produced some of the best graphics for their stars, using beautiful portraits to fill their posters. This window card falls in line with that concept as the image of Alan Ladd is among the best we've ever seen. The image certainly fits the noir motif that was established with This Gun For Hire the same year and in fact, this image of Ladd is the same image used on the window card for This Gun For Hire. As a gangster, Ladd portrays Lucky Jordan, who goes AWOL after he's drafted yet still proves his patriotic flair by the end of the film. Like All Through the Night the year before, the studios were looking for plots where their gangsters could fight the Nazi's on their own terms. This poster had a crease along the bottom border and there were indentations in the image area. There has been slight touchup, the poster has been cleaned and pressed and the top imprint area has been airbrushed. Fine/Very Fine.


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