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    Anna Christie (MGM, 1930). Rotogravure One Sheet (28" X 42"). Drama.
    Greta Garbo's fourteenth film, and her first talkie, was a remake of 1923's "Anna Christie" starring Blanche Sweet. The role of an ailing prostitute was a bit of a departure from the glamorous characters Garbo had played in most of her silent films, but it was judged that this story would fit her heavy accent, which was as yet untested with audiences of the day. The film was a hit and Garbo's future in talkies was assured. This remarkable rotogravure style one sheet is the only one known to exist, and thereby surpasses "rare" to become "unique." Condition issues include moderate tape on the reverse, minor fold separation and border tears, 9" tear along the top right border, cross fold separations, light stains at the borders, and minor wrinkling. The poster is completely unrestored, and, like Garbo herself, utterly unforgettable. Fine.


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