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    The Lost Weekend (Paramount, 1945). Three Sheet (41" X 81").
    Winner of four Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director and Best Screenplay for Billy Wilder, this is one of the earliest films to seriously deal with the ravages of alcoholism. Ray Milland also won an award for his nuanced and gripping portrayal of writer Don Birnam on a devastating weekend bender. Jane Wyman co-stars as Birnam's long suffering girlfriend, Helen. Prior to professional restoration, this three sheet had edge wear with small chips and tears in the right border, fold wear with small losses in the vertical fold, crossfold separations, and a chip in the top right corner. This is a rare poster that we have never seen before. It has an Academy blurb printed on the poster so must have been printed after the nominations but prior to the actual awards. Fine/Very Fine on Linen-

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