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    Gone With the Wind (MGM, 1940-41). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh star in one of the most important pictures ever made. The film went on to win Oscars for Best Picture, Actress, Director, Screenplay and Supporting Actress among others. Although the film was originally released in December 1939, that was the roadshow release shown in a few theatres around the country. By February 1940, the film went into a wider release and to allay the public's fears that the film would be abridged, MGM announced that the only thing that had been cut were the ticket prices. Some of the original roadshow one sheets were shipped out with snipes attached to them while others were printed with the sniped information on the poster. This example has the printed snipe identifying it as a poster printed during February 1940. The borders have been lightly airbrushed and there has been minimal color touch to the fold lines due to some very minor chipping. There is some light smudging in the yellow background around the credits and some minor touch up to a few crimp lines in Gable and Leigh's hair. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2005
    11th-12th Friday-Saturday
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