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    Madame Butterfly (Paramount, 1932). One Sheet (27" X 41") Style A. Based on the tragic opera by Giacomo Puccini, this is the story of an American Naval officer, Lt. B. F. Pinkerton (Cary Grant) who impulsively marries the beautiful Cho-Cho San (Sylvia Sidney) while on shore leave, thinking that he'll have his fling and sail away, which he does. Several years later, Pinkerton returns to Japan with his new wife (Sheila Terry) in tow to find Cho-Cho San waiting for him with their infant son. The lovely stone litho one sheet offered here had pinholes in the corners, and crossfold separations, but professional restoration has rendered these small flaws virtually unnoticeable. In addition, there is a very light bend in the bottom left that occurred after the poster was mounted on linen. It is a beautiful piece, one that displays superbly. Very Fine+ on Linen.

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