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    Never Give a Sucker an Even Break (Universal, 1941). Three Sheet (41" x 81"). This zany, screwball comedy, the very last picture starring the legendary W.C. Fields, is one of his wildest films. The paper-thin plot, about a man (Fields) trying to pitch a movie to a Hollywood studio, is a perfect vehicle in which to showcase the former juggler and pool shark's unique brand of comedy. Broad and farcical, the story is short on logic, but long on laughs. This great three sheet, with its fabulous cartoon rendering of Fields is a rare find for collectors of classic comedy, as material featuring this classic comedian is quite scarce. This poster shows some paint in the title area, perhaps done to help the two pieces of the poster align properly. There is a 3" tear in the right border, and some light foldwear with minor crossfold separation on the top piece only. These minor flaws have been addressed with professional restoration and linenbacking, rendering them all but unnoticeable. This is a very clean poster, with no pinholes, and an excellent opportunity for the Fields collector. Very Fine+ on Linen.

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