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    The Blue Dahlia (Paramount, 1946). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    "Tamed by a brunette - framed by a blonde - blamed by the cops!," shouted the tagline in 1946 for one of the best film noirs ever lensed. The ad campaign's main weapon was this atmospheric one sheet, with the stars drawn in tensely focused stares and bathed in the shadowy highlights so characteristic of the noir genre. With Raymond Chandler dialogue that still delights today ("You got the wrong lipstick on, mister..") and top performances from the entire cast, this one sheet represents the best the film has to offer. This unrestored poster has pinholes (some enlarged) in the top, a small chip and tear in the top border, pinpoint crossfold separations, some creases in the right border, and a few small fold separations at the edges. Under the title there is a smudge, a minor chip at the left edge, a small scratch at the top of the image, and one in the title. Folded, Fine+.


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