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    The Glenn Miller Story (Universal International, 1954). Poster (40" X 60") Style Y.
    James Stewart and June Allyson star in one of the most profitable biopics ever made. The film traces Miller's rise from pit-orchestra trombone player to leader of the most successful big band of the era. During World War II, Miller was given an officer's commission and conducted a military band, until the plane he was flying in disappeared in December of 1944 while crossing the English Channel. In memoriam, radio stations all over the world suspended their regular broadcasts to play the classics that Miller had made so popular. This very rare Style Y large format poster is in admirable condition. Only staple holes in Allyson's hair, a tear in the top border into the background, creasing, and a chip in the "n" of "Allyson" required touchup. Aside from wonderful images of the stars, Louis Armstrong and Frances Langford are pictured. A Heritage first! Very Fine- on Paper.


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