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    Gone with the Wind (MGM, 1940). One Sheet (27" X 41") Style DP.
    Margaret Mitchell's masterpiece was turned into one of the most anticipated and most beloved of Hollywood classics by legendary producer David O. Selznick. This stunning image from Scarlett and Rhett's dance scene was done by the noted illustrator Armando Seguso who created most of the artwork for the film's posters. Shortly after the film's initial 1939 "roadshow" release it went into a wider release in early 1940 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 first one sheets printed were shipped out with paper snipes attached to them announcing the "Full Length, Nothing Cut" information, while others, such as this one, were printed with the information on the poster. This is the very rare style DP and is one of the more desirable of the four styles done. There was a tear at the top edge going into the image, fold wear with minor chips and tears, small holes in the corners, and crossfold separations. This fabulous and rare sheet has been beautifully and professionally restored, and there is now no distraction from the superb artwork. Fine on Linen.


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