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    A Woman Commands (RKO, 1932). One Sheet (27.25" X 41") Style A.
    This was international silent screen star Pola Negri's first American talkie, in which she plays a noblewoman ordered to marry the Serbian king Alexander (Roland Young). Her heart really belongs to a gallant army captain (Basil Rathbone), but she goes through with her arranged marriage. Although the picture was a box office flop, the posters from the film are not only exceedingly rare, but quite beautiful. This is the first time Heritage has presented the one sheet, which displays admirably after professional restoration. Touchup was applied to paper loss in the cheek of Negri, a tear in the top left corner, missing paper in the top border, and a misfold at the bottom. The linen has been trimmed to the border. Fine+ on Linen.


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