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    Vertigo (Paramount, 1958). One Sheet (27" X 41"). In this, one of director Alfred Hitchcock's greatest thrillers, James Stewart plays Detective John "Scottie" Ferguson, a retired private investigator suffering from acrophobia - a fear of heights - who gets in deep when he agrees to check out Madeleine (Kim Novak) the wife of an old college friend (Tom Helmore). Unfortunately, as Ferguson follows Madeleine through San Francisco, eventually saving her from suicide, he falls in love with her, leading all involved to tragedy. Although the film was a box office disappointment upon its initial release, it is hailed today as one of Hitchcock's masterpieces. This striking poster, featuring dynamic artwork by the renowned designer Saul Bass, had a tear in the right border and light fold wear, but looks as good as new after professional restoration. Very Fine+ on Linen.

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    November, 2008
    7th-8th Friday-Saturday
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