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    42nd Street (Warner Brothers, 1933). Window Card (14" X 22").
    Although the plot has become something of a cliche; (a young girl, hoping for fame, takes over the show when the lead actress becomes sick and goes on to achieve her dreams) this was the film that started it all and would become one of the biggest hits of the Depression era. And although it was directed with flair by Lloyd Bacon, it was the dance choreographer Busby Berkeley who achieved the greatest success by creating some of the most amazing (and imitated) dance sequences in screen history. Warner Baxter starred as the show's producer and Ruby Keeler portrayed the young ingénue who takes over the lead role when Bebe Daniels breaks her ankle. All posters produced from the film are eagerly collected, and this window card has been restored to addressed a tear from the upper border into the title, some staining, and replaced paper loss in the lower left corner. There has been airbrushing in the borders and throughout most of the poster. There is some slight staining still visible, and post-restoration wear includes a tear on the left side and a bit of surface loss in the right border. Very Good on Cardstock.


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    April, 2018
    7th-8th Saturday-Sunday
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