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    The Third Man (Selznick, 1949). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Collectors won't see this striking one sheet from this keystone film noir come around often. The Third Man is set in post-war Vienna, and tells the story of novelist Holly Martins as he attempts to unravel the mystery surrounding the murder of his friend, Harry Lime (Orson Welles). Although the production of this film was fraught with challenges, including difficult behavior on Welles' part and outrageous demands by producer David O. Selznick, the picture was a box office sensation, and has become one of the most important films of the period. Restoration has addressed a few scattered pinholes in the black background, a tear from the right border into the image background, a small tear in the upper border into the black background, and there is minor touchup to the folds. There were additional horizontal folds. Very Fine- on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2017
    25th-26th Saturday-Sunday
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