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    Murder, My Sweet (RKO, 1944). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Dick Powell, cast against type, stars as Raymond Chandler's legendary gumshoe Phillip Marlowe in this adaptation of Farewell My Lovely -- the title was changed because the studio was afraid audiences would think it was a musical, especially with former song-and-dance man Powell in the lead. Marlowe is hired by hulking Moose Malloy to locate an old girlfriend he lost track of while in the slammer. In the process, Marlowe finds himself in a whirlwind of larcenous activity including bribery, perjury and theft, not to mention a beautiful femme fatale played by Claire Trevor. Considered one of the best Chandler adaptations, and certainly one of the best film noirs ever made. This pretty poster had fold wear with crossfold separations, as well as tape lifts on all the fold lines, and on the borders, and pinholes in the field near the top, all of which has been addressed with professional restoration. The poster looks great, with a terrific image of Powell and Trevor, with fresh color and a sharp appearance. Fine- on Linen.

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