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    Gun Crazy (United Artists, 1949). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    "We go together, Annie. Maybe like guns and ammunition go together." Joseph H. Lewis directed this Bonnie and Clyde-style film noir about a disillusioned WWII vet (John Dall) and his carnival sharpshooter girlfriend (Peggy Cummins) who have a perverse fixation with guns. The two go on a psychotic shooting spree, as they travel on a cross-country string of daring robberies. This poster is always in demand for not only the great tagline and title but the great kitsch factor with Cummins brandishing a smoking pistol. The poster has well been restored, with airbrushing applied to the borders, and touchup applied to fold wear with tears in the background and within the black of Cummins' skirt and the "y" in "Crazy". There is some amount of paper loss in the middle crossfold within the "z" of "Crazy," and other slight crossfold separation with chipping. The restoration work was done very well and the poster displays beautifully. Fine on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2012
    29th-30th Thursday-Friday
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