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    Cat People (RKO, 1942) One Sheet (27" X 41"). Simone Simon stars as Irene, a wife whose jealous streak turns her into a cat, or does it? Producer Val Lewton and director Jacques Tourneur collaborated for the first time on this classic horror film. Lewton produced a style which was more reliant on suspense and suggestion creating more of a psychological thriller that paid off nicely at the box. "The Cat People" was a major hit for RKO and the two men went on to make a series of moody and atmospheric horror films for the studio. There is light fold line wear with a touch of paper loss at the crossfolds, slight tears, and few small holes in the graphics. There are pinholes, tears, and small areas of paper loss in the borders. The poster actually measures just slightly shy of the full 27" X 41" but we are not sure that there has been any trimming as the borders are uniform and straight. The poster has been professionally restored, rendering these defects hard to detect. Posters for "The Cat People" are hot commodities and are seldom available to collectors. Fine on Linen.

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    March, 2005
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