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    Who Killed Gail Preston? (Columbia, 1938). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Long before Rita Hayworth would come to fame as the femme fatale in Gilda or the Lady From Shanghai, or as the dancing partner with Fred Astaire, she was cast in several detective murder mysteries at Columbia Pictures. She danced, she sang (even thought she was dubbed in by another singer) and all before she was shot dead in a performance. This might have been the first murder-musical. The poster shows edge and fold wear, some fold separations, pinholes in the corners, and minor border tears. There are some unobtrusive smudges, pieces of cellophane and archival tape on the verso, and a repaired separation along the lower vertical fold. Folded, Fine/Very Fine.


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