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    Knock on Any Door (Columbia, 1949). Italian 2 - Folio (39" X 55").
    When troubled teen Nick Romano (John Derek) finds himself on the wrong side of the law, he engages charismatic attorney Andrew Morton (Humphrey Bogart) to defend him. This film, with its memorable line, "Live fast, die young, and leave a good-looking corpse," laid the groundwork for director Nicholas Ray's JD masterpiece, Rebel without a Cause (1955). This striking poster, with art by noted Italian poster designer Anselmo Ballester, shows staining in the borders and in the image area, fold wear, and a chip in the bottom left corner; aside from mounting on linen, no restoration has been performed. Nevertheless, this is an extremely attractive poster that will be a welcome addition to any collection. Fine on Linen.


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    November, 2009
    11th-14th Wednesday-Saturday
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