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    Cabin in the Sky (MGM, 1943). Three Sheet (41" X 81"). Up-and-coming director Vincente Minnelli was assigned this all-black musical, and was afforded the usual impeccable MGM production values, even though the studio knew the film would face much opposition in the South. Eddie "Rochester" Anderson plays a shantytown dude torn between the affections of faithful wife Petunia (Ethel Waters) and slinky seductress Georgia (Lena Horne). A barroom brawl leaves him daydreaming of a conflict between heaven and... the other place, leading to musical numbers. Song highlights include "Taking a Chance on Love," "Happiness Is Just a Thing Called Joe," "Life's Full of Consequences," and the title song. This splendid three sheet had light fold wear and crossfold separations, a tear at bottom left, tape pulls on the reverse, some creasing at the center fold, and some writing on the reverse that bleeds through slightly; professional restoration has addressed these issues, giving the poster very fresh appearance. Featuring wonderful artwork by the great Al Hirschfeld. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.

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    November, 2008
    7th-8th Friday-Saturday
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