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    The Good Earth (MGM, 1937). Six Sheet (80" X 81").
    MGM Production Chief Irving Thalberg was keen to adapt Pearl S. Buck's novel with the greatest of realism--shooting in China and using all Chinese actors. But it was not to be. War, politics and the Hays Office forced Thalberg into casting Paul Muni and Luise Rainer as Wang Lung and O-Lan, and substituting Chatsworth, California for China. This was the last film Thalberg would work on. This six sheet has fold and edge wear with chips, misfolding with edge tears on the folds, and some paper loss on the bottom of the top left section. There are stains on the borders and image area, and cellophane tape on the verso. The poster is in four sections, as originally printed. A loose snipe for director Sidney Franklin is included. Folded, Fine-.


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    November, 2016
    19th-20th Saturday-Sunday
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