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    San Quentin (Warner Brothers, 1937). Insert (14" X 36").
    Of all the studios in Hollywood, no one could make a prison film as well as Warner Brothers and with Humphrey Bogart headlining the cast, you knew you were in for a true gangster epic. Bogart stars as Joe Kennedy, a con sent up for robbery who becomes aware that a prison guard (perennial good guy Pat O'Brien) has fallen in love with his sister (Ann Sheridan). Bogart breaks out of San Quentin just so he can put a stop to the romance. Bogart made an entire career by playing gangsters during the last half of the 1930s and this was one of the best. This poster is amazing for its sleek design, utilizing a stark graphic of the prison life by depicting a chain motif. It has color touchup to the fold lines and repair to several tears that extend into the artwork. Fine/Very Fine on Paper.


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    November, 2011
    18th-19th Friday-Saturday
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