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    His Girl Friday (Columbia, 1940). One Sheet (27" X 41") Style A. Based on the hit play The Front Page by Ben Hecht, this was the perfect vehicle for Cary Grant's comedic skills, and was one of the first films in which director Howard Hawks employed overlapping dialogue to make the scenes seem more realistic. This lovely one sheet features a terrific portrait of Grant, and a rather voluptuous Rosalind Russell vamping for all she's worth. The poster had pinholes in the corners and borders, a tear running from the left border into the title area, pinpoint crossfold separations, edge and corner chipping in the bottom border, and minor edge tears, all of which has been addressed with professional restoration. This poster, pictured in the Allen/Rebello book, Reel Art, is one of Grant's most desired posters and is certainly hard to find! Fine/Very Fine on Linen.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2008
    11th-12th Friday-Saturday
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