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    Love Me Tender (20th Century Fox, 1956). Lobby Card Set of 8 (11" X 14").
    This fan favorite musical, featuring the big screen debut of Elvis Presley, is unique for being the only one of his pictures for which the King did not receive top billing. Nevertheless, a record number of prints of this film were struck in order to meet the incredible demand generated by the King's legion of fans. It was second only to James Dean's Giant in 1956 for opening weekend box office receipts, raking in more than $1 million. Offered here is a highly desirable lobby card set; the title card shows some foxing in the bottom border, a smudge in the top left, and pinholes in the corners. Three of the scene cards also have pinholes in the corners, one has a smudge in the top border, and several show some light scuffing. In addition, it should be noted that one scene card is from a 1956 re-release. Nevertheless, this is a great set, featuring one of the twentieth century's greatest entertainers. Fine/Very Fine.


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2009
    23rd-25th Thursday-Saturday
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