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    Fire Over England (London Film Productions, 1937). One Sheet (27" X 41"). This film stars a radiant Flora Robson as Queen Elizabeth I and a dashing Lawrence Olivier as her double agent Michael Ingolby, who is sent by the Queen herself to infiltrate the heart of the court of Spain. Ingolby manages to uncover several English traitors from Elizabeth's court, and warn her of the attack of the Spanish Armada. Vivien Leigh portrays the love interest for her soon to be husband in real life. It was made in Britain two years prior to the outbreak of World War II, and became a sort of hidden rallying cry for Englishmen everywhere as they braced themselves for a potential war with Germany. Linen backed, the sheet has had conservation work done to repair a tear in the upper right fold area, along with some minor repair done along the folds and edge borders. The finished product is very clean and sharp. Fine+ on Linen.

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