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    Lady in the Lake (MGM, 1947). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Detective Philip Marlowe's point of view became the audience's point of view in this debut directorial effort from well-established actor Robert Montgomery. He used all sorts of creative gimmicks to get his face on-screen, such as showing his reflection in a mirror, but otherwise his "eyes" took the place of the camera. The technique was hyped by MGM, and the film is more highly thought of today than when it was released. It was based on a novel by Raymond Chandler, who was known for other popular titles like The Big Sleep and Farewell My Lovely. Touchup has been applied to the folds, pinholes into the interior, and mild tears and chips in the borders and folds. There is still faint ink stamp bleedthrough that is slightly visible, and the linen has been trimmed nearly to the borders. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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    July, 2018
    28th-29th Saturday-Sunday
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