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    The Lady From Shanghai (Columbia, 1947). Insert (14" X 36"). Autographed. Orson Welles plays Irish seaman Michael O'Hara who rescues the beautiful Rita Hayworth from three muggers in Central Park. Sparks fly, but it turns out the lady is married to a crippled, but brilliant criminal attorney played by Everett Sloane. Sloane nevertheless takes a shine to Welles and hires him to skipper his yacht. Murder, intrigue, and betrayal follow. Welles made this silky film noir as his marriage to Hayworth was self-destructing, and some see it as his attempt to rekindle their romance. This attractive insert poster has a dust shadow in the bottom border, very small stains in the image area, and scuffing in the credits and and slightly in the image. The poster was signed by Orson Welles in January, 1980, and there is an extensive notation on the reverse in pencil concerning obtaining the signature. A terrific sheet highlighting Hayworth and her famous figure. Folded, Fine-.

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