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    Mr. Moto in Danger Island (20th Century Fox, 1939). One Sheet (27" X 40.75").
    Created by novelist John P. Marquand, Mr. Moto became an enormous success, spawning a number of popular books and movies. Played by the character actor Peter Lorre in a series of eight films between 1937 and 1939, Mr. Moto - a Japanese character - fell out of favor with the American public with the advent of World War II. In this entry, Moto travels to Puerto Rico to investigate a diamond smuggling ring, at the request of the U.S. government. The colorful poster offered here had crossfold separation, pinholes in the corners, two tears with chips in the top border, fold wear, chips in the left border and one in the upper right horizontal fold. All of these flaws have been rendered virtually invisible by professional restoration. The linen has been trimmed to the border. Fine on Linen.


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