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    It's a Gift (Paramount, 1934). Insert (14" X 36"). A multi-talented radio and film personality, W.C. Fields perfected his persona as a hard-drinking, child-hating misanthrope. So, it made sense that Fields would find one of his greatest on-screen foils in the form of Baby LeRoy (Ronald Le Roy Overacker). In all, Fields made four films with Baby LeRoy, including this one, which is considered to be one of the comedian's finest efforts. Fields stars as a grocer who dreams of owning a California orange grove. But in reality, he must put up with bothersome customers and a knee-high nemesis that lives upstairs (LeRoy). This insert has pinholes in the borders and image along with tears in the top and bottom borders. There are chips at the corners and in the right border, along with smudging in the margins. But the image of Fields and LeRoy facing off makes this a piece a winner. Rolled, Very Good-.

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    November, 2008
    7th-8th Friday-Saturday
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