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    Syncopation (RKO, 1942). Three Sheet (41" X 81"). This delightful toe-tapper covers the history of America's "syncopated" musical styles (jazz, swing, ragtime, blues). Before production, RKO and The Saturday Evening Post held a contest to determine what musicians would make up the All-American Dance Band that would be featured in this film. The voters did not disappoint when they selected the likes of Benny Goodman, Harry James and Gene Krupa. Having an older restoration, a few minor flaws can still be detected including a small tear in the left border, crossfold separations and minor scuffing and chipping in the borders and field. A splice has also been added to the bottom right portion of the poster. None the less, this is a great item with fabulous art and color. Fine+ on Linen.

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    November, 2008
    7th-8th Friday-Saturday
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