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    Mildred Pierce (Warner Brothers, 1945). Three Sheet (41" X 81").
    Famed director Michael Curtiz had to be talked into directing a Hollywood actress legendary for being "difficult" and at the tail-end of a two year slump in a waning career. He would express his amazement later when Joan Crawford turned in the only Best Actress winning performance of her career. This is the first three sheet we have offered on the title and it's a great one, complete with an oversize portrait of a steely faced Crawford in Warner Bros. lurid red, while the background image with a gun dangling from her hand is done in film noirish grays and blacks. It also sports one of WB's best ever poster quotes..."The Kind of Woman Most Men Want...But Shouldn't Have." Great restoration has rendered the poster ready to display. They was a chip in the bottom left side, minor fold wear, center point separations with small chips, and tears in the top right and right border. Fine+ on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2010
    16th-17th Friday-Saturday
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