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    Gone with the Wind (MGM, 1940). One Sheet (27.5" X 41") Style DF, Armando Seguso Artwork.
    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 theaters 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 gorgeous artwork is by illustrator Armando Seguso, who did four of the original style one sheets for the film. The poster had wear to the upper horizontal fold with chipping in Leigh's hair and chin. There was a chip from the center horizontal fold below the word's "Full Length," with some crossfold wear along the vertical fold. There was a chip in the upper right corner just into the frame and other minor chips around the border. Fine+ on Linen.


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