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    In Old Chicago (20th Century Fox, 1937). Uncut Oversize Deluxe Pressbook (17" X 22") (28 Pages).
    There are many great things about this deluxe, oversize pressbook, but one of the best is the signature in the plate, down in the lower left of the cover page, by one of the greatest film poster artists ever, Frederic C. Madan (Cimarron, etc.). It's not easy to prove who painted what in the 1930s, but Madan's signature makes clear that he designed all the posters for this film. Included in the pressbook is a 11" X 16.5" full color promo showing theatre owners the special 24 sheet, style C. There are no cuts in the book, just some small tears in the right and left borders, a soft horizontal crease, and some faint staining in the bottom right corner of every page. If you haven't started a pressbook collection yet, this piece would be a great place to start! From the Estate of Andrew Weimer Gard. Fine+.


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    July, 2011
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