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    The Tell-Tale Heart (MGM, 1941). Fine on Linen. One Sheet (27" X 41"). From the Theaters of Old Detroit Collection.
    Never offered before at Heritage and we can find no record of it being ever offered in auction, this stone litho poster comes from a short film adaptation of the famous Edgar Allen Poe story, starring Joseph Schildkraut as the story's troubled protagonist. The picture was the directorial debut of Jules Dassin, who had served as an assistant to Alfred Hitchcock and Garson Kanin and would go on to direct such classics as Rififi, Night and the City and Brute Force. Bearing a sinister stone litho image to match the macabre plot, this first-time offer from Heritage has received excellent restoration to address fold wear and separation, pinholes, small tears, and surface wear. There was chipping in the folds and the lower right horizontal fold has paper loss in the background. The borders and title have been airbrushed.


    Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000.

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    Auction Info

    Proxy Bidding Ends
    November
    21st Saturday 1:50 pm CT
    Auction Dates
    November
    21st-22nd Saturday-Sunday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    23 Days 12h 42m 14s
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    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session - No Floor Bidding (Mail, Phone, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 86001-86219) - 2:00 PM Central Time, Saturday, November 21, 2020.
    (Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 24 hours before the live session begins and continues through the session.)

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    Additional Location Info:
    Heritage Auctions
    2801 W. Airport Freeway
    Dallas, TX 75261



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    $500
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