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    In Old Chicago (20th Century Fox, 1937). Half Sheet (22" X 28") Style A. Set in the days just prior to the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, this is the story of the O'Leary brothers, the sons of the woman (Alice Brady) whose cow started the conflagration. Dion O'Leary (Tyrone Power) is a disreputable rogue, while brother Jack (Don Ameche) becomes one of the town's leading attorneys and then Mayor. The two grow apart, often on opposite sides of the law, but are both vying for the same beautiful girl, Belle (Alice Faye); a great disaster brings them together in the end. Offered here is a stunning half sheet for this marvelous picture. It had pinholes in the upper and lower left corners, small tears in the right and bottom borders, crossfold separations with chips at the fold lines, and chips at the top center border and the bottom right corner. Linen mounting has largely addressed these issues, making this a poster that any collector will be proud to own. Folded, Fine on Linen.

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    July, 2008
    11th-12th Friday-Saturday
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