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    Golden Boy (Columbia, 1939). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    This fine dramatization of the Clifford Odet play stars Barbara Stanwyck opposite a very young William Holden, who despite his talent for the violin, wants to be a boxer. Columbia Pictures was initially unhappy with Holden's work, and tried to dismiss him, but Stanwyck insisted that he be retained. Some thirty-nine years later, when Holden and Stanwyck were joint presenters at the Academy Awards, he interrupted their reading of the nominees to publicly thank her for saving his career. The posters from this classic film are extraordinarily tough to find, and this is the first time we have offered this style of the one sheet format. As with the other version, special gold ink was used to print the title. Restoration has corrected borders trimmed to the edge of the background, and touch-up applied to a misfold at the bottom horizontal fold. Fine+ on Linen.


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