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    Dark Passage (Warner Brothers, 1947). Italian (39" X 55"). Nobody could paint Bogart's portrait better than Martinati and the Italian distributors brought the artist in once again to execute one of the best posters for the films campaign. The result was as dark and mysterious as the film's plot and remains a favorite of fans everywhere. Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall were cast in this definitive film noir directed by Delmer Daves. As an interesting note, Daves began his cinematic career at the same time as Bogart, contributing some of the dialog to the screenplay used in Bogart's legendary film, "The Petrified Forest." This poster has had minimal color touch-up to the fold lines and pinholes in the corners. Fine on Linen.

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