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    The Man with the Golden Arm (United Artists, 1955). Poster (40" X 60").
    Poster of this dimension are extremely challenging to find, and Heritage is delighted to offer one here. The central image on this very scarce 40 X 60 is the design of Saul Bass, creator of memorable logos for many great films. Bass cleverly chose the black paper cut-out of a twisted heroin addict's arm, noting that the arm is the single most powerful image of real addiction. That he stamped both the opening credits and most of the poster artwork with this central image, and not that of Frank Sinatra's famous face, was a stroke of genius. There are light stains in the image area, a tear from the top edge into the background with tape on the verso, wrinkling, pinholes in the image area, and a union logo printer's stamp in the bottom border. An opportunity to own a Saul Bass masterpiece! Rolled, Fine+.


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