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    Midnight Club (Paramount, 1933). Two Sheet (41" X 54"). London criminal mastermind Colin Grant (Clive Brook) has got everybody in The Midnight Club seeing double. Grant has been providing exact doubles to criminals who want to commit crimes and get away with them - the perfect alibi. Without a clue to go on as to how the racket works, Scotland Yard commissioner Sir Guy Standing calls in American sleuth Nick Mason (George Raft) to get to the bottom of it all. Offered here is an extremely rare two sheet poster, printed only for distribution in the New York area and used for outdoor advertising. As far as we know, this is the only surviving example of this rare poster size for this film, it having been saved by the original artist and passed down to his family. The artwork was done by Harold Seroy, who started at the art department of Warner Brothers in 1930, but went on to work for all the major studios until retiring in 1960. Although fairly unknown today, he designed the posters for such films as The Barefoot Contessa with Ava Gardner and Gilda with Rita Hayworth. The poster has had some border restoration and other touchup work on the folds. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.

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