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    The Petrified Forest (Warner Brothers, 1936). Window Card (14" X 22"). Considered by many to be the best poster for this classic gangster film. The leering image of Humphrey Bogart in his break-out role, done in a blood red, with Leslie Howard and Bette Davis cowering nearby, makes for an outstanding layout. This window card is one of only several known to exist! This card absolutely glows. The poster has been rebacked with archive quality Japanese paper and then backed by chipboard to appear as it was produced originally. The top imprint area has been air-brushed to remove badly scrawled dates. The card was missing a portion of its lower right corner just into the credit area. The restoration was done so seamlessly that one would really have to closely examine it to see that any work was done. Fine on Paper.

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    July, 2006
    12th-13th Wednesday-Thursday
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