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    Notorious (RKO, 1946). Mobile Key (9.5" X 20") Double-Sided.
    Alfred Hitchcock's spy thriller features amazing performances from top stars Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, and Claude Rains, who was nominated for a best supporting actor Award for his role as the Nazi blinded by love, Alexander Sebastian. Bergman is particularly moving as the daughter of an executed Nazi spy, who is torn by self-hate, patriotism, and her desire to be "good" to win the love of a very cold T.R. Devlin (Grant). Hitchcock's genius cinematography and camera tracking through several complicated, suspenseful scenes makes this one of his best films, often cited by the director himself as his favorite. Offered here is a rare promotional piece that would hang in theater lobbies, in the shape of the infamous key that Bergman passes to Grant in a pivotal scene. Four of these double-sided keys were printed with different images and this one is particularly desirable with the portraits of all three stars. It shows only light wear at the bottom edge. Very Fine.


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