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    Midnight (Paramount, 1939). One Sheet (27" X 41") Style A. 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. Paramount, however, 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! This glorious poster has been professionally restored on linen to address tape used on the backside of the foldlines and crossfold wear. There were pinholes in the corners and mild edge wear with small tears. The result is a piece that displays beautifully! Fine+ on Linen.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    13th-14th Tuesday-Wednesday
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