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    Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (MGM, 1958). One Sheet (27" X 41") Reynold Brown Artwork.
    "Southern Belle" doesn't equal shrinking violet, as Elizabeth Taylor proves as "Maggie the Cat" in this superb adaptation of Tennessee Williams' play. Taylor must scratch and scrape her way to survive amongst the turmoil of the egregious family of her husband (Paul Newman). The outstanding cast also includes Burl Ives, Jack Carson, and Judith Anderson. Legendary poster artist Reynold Brown is well known for his monster illustrations, but here he captures the beautiful Maggie, seemingly innocent in white, except for the sharp, red "claws!" Professional restoration has addressed a minor tear in the center horizontal fold, tears in the upper folds, small chips in the corners and upper folds, a minor hole in the upper right border, and a chip in the upper border at the vertical fold. There is some very light writing bleedthrough in the upper background. The masa paper is separating from the linen in the upper right corner. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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    November, 2016
    19th-20th Saturday-Sunday
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