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    Foreign Correspondent (United Artists, 1940). Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    Alfred Hitchcock's top thriller features plenty of action, Nazi spies, kidnappings, a faked death, attempted murder, and a plane crash. One of Hitchcock's most memorable scenes (and perhaps an homage to Battleship Potemkin) is the assassination that takes place in rainy Amsterdam, shot from above so that the audience watches the action through the movement of a sea of black umbrellas. Joel McCrea, Laraine Day, George Sanders, and Herbert Marshall, in a surprising role, star. The film was nominated for a Best Picture Academy Award, but lost to another top Hitchcock film, Rebecca. This rare lobby card is from the assassination scene. There are staples in the top border, bottom edge wear, and surface paper loss on the verso that does not affect the front. An absolute must-have for Hitchcock completists!Very Fine.


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