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    Wall Street (Columbia, 1929). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Ralph Ince was a very talented and prolific actor, writer, and director in Hollywood from its earliest days, and was brother to two other well-known directors, John and Thomas H. This early and topical look at the tycoons and swindlers of Wall Street was released just two months after the great Crash of 1929, with Ince starring as the ruthless steel mogul Roller McCray, who drives his rival to commit suicide. Things become more complicated when his victim's widow Aileen Pringle teams up with Sam De Grasse to get revenge and ruin Ince. Prior to professional restoration, this rare sheet had a few tears in the left border with two that extended into the yellow background, a tear in the bottom border going into the black, and one at the top border. There were also a few small tack holes in the background. These issues are no longer apparent, and this exquisite stone litho poster is a unique beauty to behold. Fine+ on Linen.


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    July, 2010
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