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    Midnight (Paramount, 1939). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    The 1930s was a great decade for Hollywood; the days when a yarn about a down-on-her-luck chorus girl pretending to be a Baroness could still pack a theatre. Here's a brilliant screwball comedy with a wonderful Hollywood "back story" and terrific dialogue by Billy Wilder that not only holds up to this day, but simply sparkles. Starring Claudette Colbert and Don Ameche, Paramount thought the original script needed "rewrites." So one office told another to send it out to their best script doctor. They sent it to Wilder without consulting the first department, and Wilder, realizing what had happened, simply retyped the script and sent it back in! The "rewrite" was quickly accepted and filmed! Touchup has been applied to the folds, pinholes in the corners, and small tears in the borders. There was a small chip in the center crossfold, chips at the top and bottom of the vertical, and a chip in the upper left corner with a vertical tear in the border. This stunning poster has only been offered once prior by Heritage. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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