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    Bus Stop (20th Century Fox, 1956). MP Graded Poster (30" X 40") Style Z.
    By 1956, Marilyn Monroe had become a star with successes in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, How to Marry a Millionaire, and especially The Seven Year Itch and was in a much stronger negotiating position with her studio. This film marks the first made by Marilyn Monroe Productions, along with a salary that finally reflected her worth and the presence of noted dramatic coach Paula Strasberg, who would be on the set of all subsequent Monroe pictures. Her hard work paid off and Monroe received critical praise for her performance as down-and-out saloon singer Chérie and her rendition of "That Old Black Magic" by Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer. This rarely seen poster features the classic scene of Monroe with co-star Don Murray, and is one of only two known style Zs to exist. The poster has been restored to address pinholes in the borders, some creasing, and a chip in the upper left corner. The borders, upper blue background, and some of the lettering have been airbrushed. On Paper, MP Graded Very Fine-.


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