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    The Pied Piper (20th Century Fox, 1942). Three Sheet (40.5" X 77.5").
    Taking its name from the Dutch fairy tale, this version has Monty Woolley as an Englishman caught in France during the German takeover in WWII and while trying to escape is made the caretaker of a number of children who must escape the horrors befalling them. There is a great image of Otto Preminger, who stars as a villain Nazi, peering over the left of the book cover. The film was released seven months after Pearl Harbor and no doubt had quite an impact upon the audience. This is a stunning 20th Century Fox stone litho three sheet. It has been mounted on Kraft paper and is now folded. There is wear to the borders and small stains in the upper right corner. There are two tears in the right border, into the background and fold wear and fold and crossfold separations. There is a chip in the left border into the image and a small paper lift near the center cross fold. The poster would benefit dramatically from restoration as floating off of the old paper and backing where the two panels are aligned correctly would make the world of difference. Folded, Fine-.


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