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    The Hour Before the Dawn (Paramount, 1944). One Sheet (27" X 41") Style A.
    Based on the novel of the same name by Somerset Maugham, this taut thriller is set in England during WWll. The lovely Veronica Lake plays a Nazi spy in disguise as an Austrian refugee who marries a wealthy pacifist, Jim Hetherton (Franchot Tone) in an attempt to locate a secret military base. The film has a fine script and strong acting, however, audience members at the time were not pleased with their screen idol Lake portraying a Nazi and the film was not a success at its release. This beautiful poster has crossfold separations, fold wear with small separations at the edges, small tears in the top of the black field from removal of staples, and a few pieces of cellophane tape on the reverse. A gorgeously haunting image of Lake. Fine+.


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    March, 2010
    19th-20th Friday-Saturday
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