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    It's a Wonderful Life (RKO, 1946). Full-Bleed Australian Daybill (13" X 30").
    James Stewart is the perfect Everyman in Frank Capra's bittersweet classic about the life a man leads, and the consequences of his actions. Despite having a beautiful wife (Donna Reed) and a house full of children, small-town family man George Bailey (Stewart) can't seem to catch a break in life. A classic now, the film was initially a box office disaster, taking in only $3.3 million against a cost of $3.7 million. It wasn't until the picture became a regular TV staple during the holidays that it finally earned its much deserved recognition and admiration. Collectors will certainly not want to let this cheer-filled Australian daybill pass them by, as Heritage has only presented this format once previously. Touchup was applied to the folds, and small spots of surface paper loss in the top white area. Very Fine- on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2016
    26th-27th Saturday-Sunday
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