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    Jailhouse Rock (MGM, 1957). Three Sheet (41" X 78.5") Bradshaw Crandell Artwork.
    One of the best of Elvis Presley's pre-Army films, Jailhouse Rock offers us the dangerous, "rebel" Elvis that had won the hearts of teenagers and earned the animosity of their parents. Presley plays a young man thrown into prison for manslaughter. In prison, he performs in a show put on by the inmates and is "discovered" by a fellow con and decides to go into show business upon his release. For fans of The King, this large format poster is rare and this copy would be the centerpiece of any Rock and Roll collection. Partial touchup has been applied to the folds, pinholes, creases, and small chips. Some of these issues still show. The bottom panel once had some surface cuts and paper loss in the lower left corner into the text. The linen has been trimmed to the border, but does not intrude into the poster itself. Fine+ on Linen.


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    April, 2018
    7th-8th Saturday-Sunday
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