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    Foreign Correspondent (United Artists, 1940). Title Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    At the dawn of World War II, Alfred Hitchcock introduced this political thriller filled with intrigue. Joel McCrea is brilliantly cast as reporter John Jones, a newsman stationed in London just as the Nazis are about to attack Great Britain. But interestingly enough, he was not the director's first choice for the role. Hitchcock initially offered the part to Gary Cooper but Cooper turned him down because he didn't want to make a thriller. He later admitted to Hitchcock that he had made a mistake in refusing the role. This title card has pinholes in the corners and borders and bumps at the corners. There is also tape on the reverse and a tear in the top border that extends into the image area. These minor flaws in no way distract from this beautiful piece. Fine/Very Fine.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2009
    11th-14th Wednesday-Saturday
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