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    The Postman Always Rings Twice (MGM, 1946). Trolley Card (21" X 26.5").
    Lana Turner in her role of the bored wife, Cora Smith, created one of the greatest femme fatales in film history. This film has become regarded as one of the top film noirs ever, and featured terrific performances from both Turner and John Garfield. This trolley card was produced locally for the Los Angeles market and lists some of the theatres where it was playing, including the famed Egyptian. Its ad campaign slant is very unique in that, unlike the one sheet art of Turner coyly averting her eyes from the heat of Garfield's advance, here it is Turner, who is disrobing, and staring right at him, who is in total control of Garfield. A subdued and seated Garfield can only mumble.."you must be a she-devil!" There are tack holes in the borders and image, foxing in the borders, small creases, tears in the lower right border, and a chip in the bottom left corner. Totally unrestored! We have never sold much less seen this rare item before. Very Good/Fine.


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    November, 2010
    12th-13th Friday-Saturday
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