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    The Maltese Falcon (Warner Brothers, 1931). Title Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    In this first of three film versions of the Dashiell Hammett crime novel, Ricardo Cortez stars as Sam Spade, the world-weary detective who gets mixed up with bad girl Ruth Wonderly, played by Bebe Daniels. The card has one pinhole each in the right and left borders, a smudge in the top border, a light crease in the top left corner, and two corner bumps. There are two tape lifts on the reverse that are not apparent on the front. Posters for this early classic are scarce and this exquisite card featuring Daniels with Otto Matieson (as Joel Cairo), is a rare gem which is the only title card for this film ever to surface. Very Fine-.


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    March, 2009
    20th-22nd Friday-Sunday
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