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    Smilin' Through (MGM, 1932). One Sheet (27" X 41") Style D.
    Posters for this title are extremely scarce and very rarely turn up, making this Style D one sheet (a Heritage first) an excellent find. MGM dusted off their story and script for Smilin' Through that had been lensed once before in 1922, and brought it up to date for their current leading lady, Norma Shearer. Shearer was a natural to portray the dual role and would shine in this and other romantic dramas. Leslie Howard and Fredric March as her two love interests were at their prime and the entire production was created in MGM's typical, lavish style. The posters for the film are equally impressive, and generate considerable interest when they (infrequently) are presented at auction. A stone litho beauty, this one sheet has maintained vivid color and features superb artwork of the stars. Touchup to the folds, pinholes in the corners, and two small tears in the right border. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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    November, 2015
    21st-22nd Saturday-Sunday
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