This Gun for Hire (Paramount, 1942). Fine on Paper.Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionThis Gun for Hire (Paramount, 1942). Fine on Paper. Half Sheet (22" X 28") Style B.
Although he received fourth billing - after Veronica Lake, Robert Preston, and Laird Cregar - this is the movie that catapulted Alan Ladd to stardom. The film was also the first pairing of Ladd and Lake, a duo that would become icons of the film noir genre. Professionally restored, this half sheet has received corrections to fold wear and separation, creasing, tears, and chips. There are some faint unaddressed stains in the title area. The borders and white text have been airbrushed and there are a couple of post-restoration surface lifts in the borders.
Estimate: $800 - $1,600.
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