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    Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (20th Century Fox, 1953). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Although this picture was originally slated to star Betty Grable, the success of Niagara (1953), starring Marilyn Monroe, caused the studio to reconsider (the fact that Grable was making $150,000 per picture as opposed to Monroe's $18,000 probably had something to do with it as well). The "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" number would become Monroe's signature tune. Offered here is a beautiful one sheet featuring Monroe and co-star Jane Russell. It had foldwear, a top left corner chip, and an extra vertical fold at the top, but these slight defects have been rendered virtually invisible after the application of expert professional restoration. Very Fine- on Linen.


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