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    The Hound of the Baskervilles (20th Century Fox, 1939). Insert (14" X 36").
    Arthur Conan Doyle's master sleuth has had many incarnations on the screen, but none as good as this film with Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes. Rathbone would declare that of the fourteen films he made in the role, none were as good as this, his first appearance as the detective. Original posters for this film are extremely difficult to come by and this insert may be the rarest. In fact, Heritage has only offered it once before, in 2008 where it achieved $10,755.00. Prior to restoration, this insert was folded but had expert touchup to the folds. There were a few minor tears that went into the background; one on the right of Rathbone's credit, another in the lower left corner, and another that went into the "B" of Baskervilles. There was minor airbrush to the corners of the borders as well. All of these imperfections do not detract from the beauty of this poster. Very Fine- on Paper.


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    November, 2011
    18th-19th Friday-Saturday
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