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    Hell Divers (MGM, 1932). Three-Quarter Sheet (27" X 30.5").
    In this pre-Code classic, Wallace Beery and Clark Gable - who officially became a "star" with this picture - play a pair of Navy pilots who engage in a serious rivalry both on duty and off. What really makes this beautiful stone litho poster a unique find, however, is its size. This is an ultra-rare three quarter sheet, a size produced for a very brief period of time in the early 1930s for posting on billboards. These posters rarely surface; in nearly ten years of poster auctions, we have never seen another, certainly making them the rarest style of poster ever produced. This superb example had pinholes in the corners, a chip in the left border, crossfold separation, fold wear, a small tear in the top right corner, and a hole in the bottom right corner. Expert professional restoration, however, has returned this great poster to a like-new appearance. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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    March, 2010
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