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    King of the Underworld (Warner Brothers, 1939). Insert (14" X 36"). Convincing sadistic crime boss Humphrey Bogart, a gangster with a Napoleon complex, and his men that they all suffer from bad eye infections, a good doctor bent on revenge (Kay Francis) proceeds to blind the mobsters with adrenaline eye drops and then calls the police. This gripping image has Bogey shielding his blurring vision while blazing away at the cops with his pistol. This is an original Warner Brothers poster on the 'linen' paper used at that time. There are pinholes, edge wear in the top border with tiny tears, bottom border soiling, fold wear with slight crackling, a mild crease in the top field, and bottom field scuffing. Many collectors consider this insert the best poster from this film and one of the best Bogart posters, period! Fine/Very Fine.

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