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    Keeper of the Flame (MGM, 1942). Midget Window Card (8" X 14"). A journalist (Spencer Tracy) is placed in an uncomfortable position when he learns disturbing facts about the death of a national hero, from the hero's grieving widow (Katharine Hepburn), that he'd rather not know. The hero, Robert Forrest, was loosely based on Charles Lindbergh, whose close association with Germany prior to World War II, and his outspoken support for American isolationism, tarred him as a Nazi sympathizer in the eyes of the public for years to come. This film was the second of nine on-screen pairings of Tracy and Hepburn - the first, Woman of the Year, had been filmed earlier in 1942 - and benefited from the pair's legendary chemistry. A classic in every sense of the word, it's represented here by a near-flawless midget window card, boasting bright colors, sharp corners, and a wonderful portrait of the two stars. This is a wonderful piece, one that will enhance any collection. From the Collection of Denver Sherry. Near Mint.

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