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    The Miami Story (Columbia, 1954). Italian 4 - Fogli (55" X 77") Anselmo Ballester Artwork.
    A fast-paced story with talented performances, Fred F. Sears directs this 1950s gangster picture inspired by the real-life Kafauver organized crime Senate hearings. Florida Senator George Smathers assures audiences of the film's authenticity at the beginning, followed up by hardboiled performances by Barry Sullivan and Luther Adler. It's hard to find a crime thriller poster with better graphics than this illustrative piece by Anselmo Ballester, an excellent rendering of the main cast with perfect atmosphere. Sold for the first time at Heritage, this poster shows fold and edge wear, slight fold separations, pinholes in the borders and background, staining in the borders, and cellophane tape above the "S" in "Rosso" and on the verso. Folded, Fine/Very Fine.


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