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    Double Indemnity (Paramount, 1944). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Though reworked in 1981 as Body Heat, this hugely influential and entertaining film noir thriller rarely feels dated and moves at lightning speed with its Raymond Chandler dialogue and the deft hand of director Billy Wilder. Fred MacMurray plays the ultimate everyday guy, seduced by a femme fatale (Barbara Stanwyck) into committing murder for insurance money. Tension mounts as a near perfect crime unravels into a dark climax. This nice copy had slight fold wear and crossfold separation. There was a small piece missing from the center crossfold just below MacMurray's gun and minor border wear. The professional restoration was performed very well and the poster presents as near mint. Posters from the top film noir classics keep getting harder to find and this one is a very tough find. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2010
    16th-17th Friday-Saturday
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