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    Out of the Past (RKO, 1947). Half Sheet (22" X 28") Style A.
    Director Jacques Tourneur creates a dark world of blackmail, murder, lust, jealousy, and revenge in this seminal film noir, which is based on Daniel Mainwaring's novel "Build My Gallows High." The haunting story is told from the point of view of the doomed Jeff Bailey, Robert Mitchum in his first starring role, who recalls his involvement with sadistic gangster Whit Sterling (Kirk Douglas) and his equally bad girlfriend Kathie Moffat (Jane Greer). Caught in a deadly love triangle, Bailey's fate is sealed, giving the film an even bleaker mood than most films from the genre--an unforgettable classic. This half sheet shows wear and creases in the borders, a tear in the right of the artwork with paper tape on the reverse, a minor chip in the bottom right corner, surface paper loss in the right border, and smudging in the title. These issues do not distract from the incredible and iconic artwork. Folded, Fine+.

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