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    Footlight Parade (Warner Brothers, 1933). Half Sheet (22" X 28").
    Stepping out of his usual role as a gangster, James Cagney was given the chance to shine on the screen as a dancer, and also try a bit of comedy along the way. Ruby Keeler is the girl who becomes an overnight sensation, and Joan Blondell (a frequent Cagney on-screen girlfriend) admires him from afar. All of this was set against a Busby Berkeley backdrop of highly choreographed musical numbers that have gone on to become Hollywood legend. Images of Cagney, Blondell, Keeler and Dick Powell sparkle on this beautiful and very rare Warner Brothers half sheet. Slight restoration has this gem ready to show off, having addressed pinholes in the corners, some small amount of fold wear with tiny paper loss, and slight creasing in the top and bottom border. Fine/Very Fine on Paper.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2011
    18th-19th Friday-Saturday
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