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    Flying Down to Rio (RKO, 1933). Window Card (14" X 22").
    The plot of this superb RKO musical involves a love triangle between Dolores del Rio, Gene Raymond, and Raul Roulien, but this pales in comparison with the scenes that are most memorable and that make this a classic for the ages involving the dynamic team of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. Marking the first pairing of the dancing duo, this film features some spectacular numbers, including their performance of "The Carioca," and an over-the-top performance of dancing ladies on the wings of a planes for the title song. The film was a huge hit for the studio, and Rogers and Astaire soon became musical legends. Offered here for the first time is the dramatic window card, which has been professionally conserved to address a small hole in Raymond's face, a small tear at the top edge, a small surface abrasion in the title, and pinholes in the imprint area and bottom corners. Opportunities to own a piece from this cinematic gem are few, so do not miss out on this top poster. Fine+ on Cardstock.


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