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    The Wagons Roll at Night (Warner Brothers, 1940s). Post-War Italian 2 - Folio (37.5" X 54"). When a vicious lion escapes his cage in Nick Coster's (Humphrey Bogart) circus, mild-mannered grocery clerk Matt Varney (Eddie Albert) subdues the great beast and saves the day. Coster offers Varney a job, and the new lion-tamer promptly falls in love with Nick's sister, Mary (Joan Leslie), leading to tragedy. This film was a turning point in Bogart's career, as it was the first time he received top billing in a picture. He would never receive lower billing again. The Italian poster offered here, with dramatic artwork by Luigi Martinati, shows fold wear with crossfold separations, a 5" tear in the left border, a block of tax stamps in the upper left, an area of paper loss in the lower right portion of the image area, and minor holes in the image area. Most of these issues have been addressed with professional restoration, making this a very attractive and desirable poster any collector would be proud to own. Very Good/Fine on Linen.

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    March, 2008
    11th-12th Tuesday-Wednesday
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