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    Private Detective 62 (Warner Brothers, 1933). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Shortly before his huge success as gentleman detective Nick Charles in the Thin Man series of films, William Powell took on the role of PI Donald Free. Due to his lack of cases, Free becomes less than scrupulous and goes along with a scheme to blackmail heiress Janet Reynolds (Margaret Lindsey). Complications arise when he begins to fall for the intended victim. Always enjoyable and believable as a man of intrigue and morals, Powell once again gives a powerful performance, with direction from Michael Curtiz. Prior to the professional restoration, this one sheet had a tear at the bottom that extended to the bottom of the title, a small tear below Powell's eye, a chip in the right border at the fold line, a small chip in the bottom border, and a one in the lower right corner. Showcasing a fantastic design, this is a hard to find one sheet. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.




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    July, 2010
    16th-17th Friday-Saturday
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