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    Double Indemnity (Paramount, 1944). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Life insurance. The idea was simple enough; when you died, your beneficiaries would be compensated for their loss of your income. It was also an e-ticket for a family member with big ideas to send you on a one-way trip to the big sleep. Director Billy Wilder used James M. Cain's famous novel as the basis for this seminal film noir. However, the screenplay was written by the leading noir author of the era, Raymond Chandler. No one could ever match Chandler's dialogue, and the result was a legendary film that was nominated for Best Picture. The poster has some chipping from the border and the entire border was folded back at one time. There is touch-up to the fold lines and a couple of blemish areas in the image but nothing to the integral parts of the image. The poster now appears as near mint. Fine on Linen.

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