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    The Big Shot (Warner Brothers, 1942). Three Sheet (41.5" X 78.5").
    Filmed between The Maltese Falcon and Casablanca, Humphrey Bogart is three-time loser Duke Berne, who plans an armored car robbery just after he gets out of prison, even though getting caught would mean life in the big house. This would be the last time Bogey would play a gangster. This great three sheet is deceptively simple in its very effective graphics. Bogart's character spends the latter part of the film realizing he is no good for Lorna (Irene Manning), and spends the rest of the film atoning for his sins. Restoration has corrected a chip in the bottom border into the credits, a chipped bottom left corner, a tear to the left of Bogart's head, crossfold chips, a chip in Bogart's cheek, fold wear, two tears in the top left corner, a folded back top right corner, small tears in the top right background, and small chips in the top right border. Fine+ on Linen.


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