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    Love Me Tender (20th Century Fox, 1956). Fine+ on Paper. Poster (40" X 60") Style Y.
    Heritage is pleased to present this rare style Y poster, which has been offered only once before. Elvis had just become a major recording artist when he was cast in this, his first film. The story was actually about Richard Egan's character Vance Reno, but due to Elvis' strong personality and rising fame, the studio quickly tailored all of the posters and ad campaign to make it appear that Elvis was the star. It worked, as the film's production budget was recouped in the first three days of the film's release. Restoration has addressed edge and fold wear, creasing, pinholes, and tears, including a tear into Elvis' hair from the upper border and a tear extending from the bottom edge into the lower background. The borders and green background have been airbrushed. Still visible is some rippling along the edges as well as some minor chips and cracks in the airbrushed borders.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2019
    23rd-24th Saturday-Sunday
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