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    His Girl Friday (Columbia, 1940). Three Sheet (41" X 81").
    Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell are larger than life, literally, on this incredible three sheet from Howard Hawks' mystery/comedy. Based on the hit play The Front Page by Ben Hecht, the film is about a newspaper editor (Grant) who tries to reunite with his ex-wife while investigating the escape of a murderer. This was the perfect vehicle for Cary Grant's comedic skills, enhanced by Hawks masterfully infusing rapid-fire and overlapping dialogue to make the scenes seem more realistic. One of the finest films of the era, the posters are highly sought after, and this rare three sheet will have heads turning. Only small tears in the top border can be detected, which have been addressed with professional restoration. The linen has been trimmed to the border. Very Fine on Linen.




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    Auction Dates
    March, 2012
    23rd-24th Friday-Saturday
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