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    The Hustler (20th Century Fox, 1961). Lobby Card Set of 8 (11" X 14").
    "Fast" Eddie Felson (Paul Newman) has a dream: to shoot pool against the reigning champion, Minnesota Fats (Jackie Gleason), and win. He gets his wish, but his arrogance soon leads him down a dark road with tragic consequences. One of the greatest pool movies ever made, Newman and Gleason both performed their own shots, with the exception of one ultra-difficult massé shot that was performed by the legendary Willie Mosconi. Offered here is a highly desirable set of lobby cards from this film. Two cards display dust shadows and foxing, five cards have pinholes in the corners and a small tear in the left border, three cards show some light foxing in the right border only, and one card shows some smudging in the title area. It should be noted that the two pool cards, both picturing Newman and Gleason - the best cards in the set - are in superb condition. Chalk up your cue and bid on this super-cool set. Fine+.


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    November, 2009
    11th-14th Wednesday-Saturday
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