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    Rock Around the Clock (Columbia, 1956). British Quad (30" X 40"). Shot in just a matter of weeks, Rock Around the Clock was hurried into production in an effort to take advantage of the hit single by Bill Haley and His Comets. Although the film was considered a teen "B-movie" by most, it caused riots in the U.S. and Great Britain and was banned in several other countries. The film was so controversial that even Queen Elizabeth II requested a special screening. This British poster had pinholes in the image and borders, wear and tear along the edges, and separations at the fold lines. There were minor chips in the borders and the bottom left corner had missing paper. But thanks to a professional restoration, this great item from the dawn of Rock and Roll is in very presentable condition. British quads are much more rare than their American counterparts and this is one we have never seen. Very Good on Linen.

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