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    The House on 56th Street (Warner Brothers, 1933). Half Sheet (22" X 28").
    A tragic, pre-Code melodrama rife with murders and false imprisonment, this Kay Francis tearjerker put her wide acting range on full display throughout the film, as she ages in the course of over twenty years from a young coquette to a hardened gambling addict. Never sold before by Heritage, this half sheet has one of the best images among any of the film's posters, showing a beautiful shot of Francis with one of her character's three lovers, Gene Raymond. The poster shows some fading to colors, staple holes in the interior with touchup, a faint dust shadow in the borders, foxing with a few tears in the lower border, a tear and light stain in the upper border, and a bend in the upper right corner. There is a promo item advertising Convention City attached to the verso. Rolled, Fine+.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2017
    25th-26th Saturday-Sunday
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