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    High Sierra (Warner Brothers, 1941). Linen Finish Insert (14" X 36").
    Fate took a hand when Paul Muni walked away from this part and George Raft did as well. Humphrey Bogart was cast as the gangster, Mad Dog Earle, and the rest is cinema history. John Huston co-wrote the script based on W.R. Burnett's book about an aging gangster on the run from the law. Bogart played the part with gusto and with a sympathetic side that audiences had never seen in him before. It solidified Bogart as a major star on the Warners' lot and the actor would never have to go back to second billing again. An exceptional poster from one of Bogart's finest films and reminiscent of the much sought after three sheet, the insert format sports the best image of Bogart leaning on his shotgun, ready to rob banks. This poster is quite rare and has touchup to small tears in the credits, the folds, pinholes in the borders, and a small tear in the left border. Fine+ on Linen.


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