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    Lady From Shanghai (Columbia, 1948). (40" X 60") Poster. One of the best "film noir" ever made featured director/writer/actor Orson Welles as Michael O'Hara, a down-and-out shoreman hired by a wealthy attorney to captain his yacht. While on a trip, O'Hara falls in love with the attorney's wife, played by Rita Hayworth. The film includes one of the most famous and often-imitated scenes in movies: the hall of mirrors sequence. Welles had his leading lady and real-life wife Hayworth dye her famous auburn tresses into a platinum blonde. When studio head Harry Cohn saw the rushes he fumed and delayed the release for over a year. Harry was wrong; Hayworth was as beautiful as a blonde as she was a red-head! Posters for this title are very sought after and seldom appear on the market. This may be the only 40" X 60" in existence! Fine/Very Fine on Paper.

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    March, 2004
    17th Wednesday
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