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    Swing Time (RKO, 1936). Leader Press One Sheet (27" X 41").
    This was the sixth pairing of RKO's legendary dance team, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. This film followed their 1935 hit Top Hat and may well be their very best. Directed by the great George Stevens at a time when he was at his peak, all of the elements in this film come together in spectacular fashion. Some of the great songs presented in the film include such favorites as "Never Gonna Dance," "A Fine Romance," "Pick Yourself Up," "Bojangles of Harlem," and "The Way You Look Tonight." This rare and striking one sheet is one of the famous Leader Press posters printed by an outfit in Oklahoma City. It was an independent poster manufacturer who made posters for studio released product and sold them to theater owners at reduced prices. They print run for these posters were normally much smaller than the standard studio one sheet run and thus more rare. The poster had a small chip from the lower left border and touchup to the crossfolds within the image. Very Fine on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2009
    20th-22nd Friday-Sunday
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