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    Cat People (RKO, R-1952). One Sheet (27" X 41"). The first of three legendary collaborations between producer Val Lewton and director Jacques Tourneur, this creepy, atmospheric classic is the story of Irena Dubrovna (Simone Simon), a mysterious and exotic beauty, who meets and marries Oliver Reed (Kent Smith). Unfortunately, Irena is the victim of a curse which turns her into a killing beast whenever emotionally aroused. Filmed on a very restrictive budget, this film re-uses sets from Orson Welles's production, The Magnificent Ambersons, and is renowned for its low-key lighting and innovative use of shadows. The moody one sheet offered here had pinholes in the corners, fold wear with crossfold separation, and minor border chipping. Additionally, all four corners had missing paper in the border only. An expert job of professional restoration has addressed these issues, and has brought a sense of vibrancy and freshness to this poster that will make it a welcome addition to any collection. Fine- on Linen.

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    March, 2008
    11th-12th Tuesday-Wednesday
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