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    The Man with the Golden Arm (United Artists, 1955). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Saul Bass's brilliant design set a new standard for movie posters during the 1950s. He was the first person to realize that the title sequences in films could be an art form unto themselves and could also contribute to the story. After designing the title sequences, his work was sometimes used to design the poster as well. In this case, Bass's design depicts the stylistic and broken arm of a heroin junkie. This was a taboo topic during the 1950s and caused quite a sensation when the film was released. Without a doubt, this was a groundbreaking design in the world of posters and is highly prized by collectors. There is a torn pinhole in the top and bottom border with paper tape on the verso, a small chip in the top right corner, and overall light wrinkling. Folded, Fine/Very Fine.

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