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    The Lady From Shanghai (Columbia, 1947). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Ravishing Rita Hayworth is the titular lady in this sultry film noir written and directed by Orson Welles. Shanghai was one of Welles' last Hollywood productions, and as with most of his prior films, it suffered from studio interference, and the decision to dye Hayworth's fiery red hair blonde was highly controversial. Even so, the film is now considered a classic of the genre. Hayworth is the highlight of this pretty poster, which had some condition issues, including pinholes in the corners, chips in the borders, a small hole near Hayworth's head, and a small stain above the title, all of which has been addressed with professional restoration. The poster presents very well, and is a great showcase for Lovely Rita. Fine+ on Linen.


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    March, 2009
    20th-22nd Friday-Sunday
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