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    It Happened One Night (Columbia, 1934). Jumbo Lobby Card (14" X 17"). This film was the first to win all five major Academy Awards and it was a feat that would not be matched until "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" (1975). Legend has it that Myrna Loy and Robert Montgomery were originally offered the roles played by Claudette Colbert and Clark Gable. Considered one of the great romantic comedies, it was directed by Frank Capra and tells the tale of a pampered socialite who tries to get out from under her father's thumb, and falls in love with a roguish reporter. The plot was based on the story "Night Bus" by Samuel Hopkins Adams. Other than the most minor handling wear this card is in exceptional condition. It has been washed and a couple of small crease marks have been lightly touched up with water color pencil. These jumbo lobby cards are very rare. Very Fine.

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