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    Gun Crazy (United Artists, 1949). Half Sheet (22" X 28").
    Films about fugitive couples, afflicted by the uniquely American version of amour fou, almost constitute a separate subgenre. After the success of Bonnie And Clyde, many tales of lovers on the run appeared in the 1960s and 1970s, but they all should credit this film as an early predecessor. Based on a Saturday Evening Post article by MacKinlay Kantor, Joseph H. Lewis directs John Dall and Peggy Cummins as the deadly twosome on a psychotic shooting spree, crossing the country with a string of robberies. This half sheet puts the femme fatale at its center, with "the lethal blond" Cummins double-fisting two smoking guns. Prior to professional restoration, the poster was folded and had a tear in the upper right border and into the tagline. There was also a tear in the lower right border that extends into the image of the couple in right hand lower corner. Very Fine- on Paper.


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