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    Force of Evil (MGM, 1948). Italian 4 - Foglio (55.25" X 77.25").
    Abraham Polonsky, who wrote the script for John Garfield's hit Body and Soul, makes his directorial debut with this corruption drama. When lawyer Joe Morse (Garfield) goes to work for a gangster and numbers racket man, he slowly gets in over his head and comes to a moral dilemma when his older brother makes an enemy of the gangster. Beatrice Pearson and Marie Windsor co-star in this gripping and bittersweet film noir. This very rare Italian 4-foglio is the work of artist Averardo Ciriello (Ocean's 11, The Bridges at Toko-Ri). Light bleed through from a number written on the verso can be seen in "Garfield," there is light toning in the right border, and touchup has been applied to fold wear with small tears. Superb imagery and an exceptional find for noir fans, this is considered by many to be the poster to have from this film! Very Fine on Linen.


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