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    Strange Cargo (MGM, 1940). One Sheet (27" X 40.75") Style D.
    Strange Cargo remains easily one of Clark Gable's most complex and thought provoking films. Gable stars as a convict who leads a group of escapees from a French penal colony on a perilous trek towards freedom. Along for the ride are girlfriend Joan Crawford and holy man Ian Hunter. This would be Crawford's eighth and final teaming with Gable. The poster has been mounted on linen, and shows ghosting in the upper yellow area, bleed through in the upper right and over Gable's shoulder from stamps and writing on the verso, spotting in the white background, and small paper loss in the right border. There is a post-restoration chip in the bottom left. The linen has been trimmed to the border. Despite these minor imperfections, the poster is a must for fans of these two superstars. This is only the second Style D offered by Heritage. Fine+ on Linen.


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    March, 2014
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
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