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    Shanghai Express (Paramount, R-1950s). Italian Poster (39" X 55"). This exotic, far-Eastern adventure stars Marlene Dietrich as the sultry Shanghai Lily, a notorious "Chinese coaster," who plys her trade on the Shanghai Express as it chugs across civil-war-torn China. During this journey, she becomes entangled with several of her fellow passengers, including her former fiancee, British medical corps officer Clive Brook, dope smuggler Gustav von Seyffertitz, missionary Lawrence Grant and the mysterious Eurasian businessman Warner Oland. This would be the finest collaboration between director Josef von Sternberg and his favorite star, Dietrich. Bold colors adorn this wonderful, early reissue Italian poster. Fine on Linen.

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    March, 2004
    17th Wednesday
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