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    Out of the Past (RKO, 1947). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Based on the novel Build My Gallows High, by Daniel Mainwaring, a.k.a. Geoffrey Homes, this seminal film noir features a taut and moody plot full of fast dialogue, double crosses, and a murderous dame. The amazing cast includes Robert Mitchum, Kirk Douglas, Jane Greer, and Rhonda Fleming, all directed by Jacques Tourneur, who knew something about creating a dark atmosphere from his previous series of top horror classics such as Cat People and I Walked With a Zombie. There has been some touch-up work done to the vertical fold line, mainly in the section between Mitchum's credit and the film's title. There has also been some minor airbrush work to the borders, and the poster is now quite presentable. With the stellar image of Mitchum and Greer, this highly sought poster is dynamite. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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