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    Baby Doll (Warner Brothers, 1956). Poster (30" X 40") Style Y. From the collection of Wade Williams.
    It was one of the most controversial movies of the 1950s and one that pushed the boundaries of what was considered decent. It stemmed from the mind of Tennessee Williams and was directed by the equally tough filmmaker Elia Kazan. And it was talked about in whispers, as Baby Doll (Carroll Baker) a 19 year old virgin was about to give in to the conditions of a pre-arranged marriage with a middle-aged man (Karl Malden). Eli Wallach provides the antagonism in the story as he tries to wrestle Baby Doll away from her husband before they can consummate the marriage. This poster is extremely rare and depicts the image of Baker that caused an uproar. The poster has minor bumps and tears along the edges with a chip off of the upper right corner. This is perhaps the very best format for this film as the painted image is so much more vibrant on this poster as opposed to the less colorful one sheet! From the collection of Wade Williams. Rolled, Very Fine-.


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