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    Rain (Atlantic, R-1938). Three Sheet (41" X 81").
    Based on W. Somerset Maugham's novel Miss Sadie Thompson, this engrossing drama stars Joan Crawford as a streetwalker who ends up on Pago Pago in the South Pacific, and attracts the attention of virtually every man in the area, including a naive sergeant (William Gargan) and a pious preacher (Walter Huston). This superb stone litho three sheet, from the first reissue of this classic film in 1938, features some of the best artwork ever done of one of the Silver Screen's most famous actresses and is far superior to the original artwork campaign for the film. In that campaign, the images were not of Crawford in the role of Sadie Thompson whereas this certainly is! In terrific condition, this only had fold wear and a minor chip at the bottom edge, all of which has been corrected with professional restoration. We are not aware of another copy of this fabulous poster, so get it while you can! Very Fine+ on Linen.




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