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    San Francisco (MGM, 1936) Half Sheet (22" X 28"). The spiritual godfather of disaster epics from "Earthquake" and "The Towering Inferno" down to "The Day After Tomorrow", this 1936 musical starring Clark Gable, Jeanette MacDonald and Spencer Tracy is remembered today mostly for the superb special effects of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake sequence. Tracy received a Best Actor Oscar nomination for this film, but lost to Paul Muni. Tracy, however, would win Best Actor the next two years. Influential silent director D.W. Griffith has a cameo as an orchestra conductor. This half sheet has wonderful images of Gable and MacDonald, as well as two scenes from the film. Pinholes, edge wear and tears, including three 1" -- 2" tears on the side edges with tape on the back, a corner chip and some wrinkles. Rolled, Very Good/Fine.

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    March, 2005
    17th-18th Thursday-Friday
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