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    The Prince and the Showgirl (Warner Brothers, 1957). Three Sheet (41" X 81"). Starring Marilyn Monroe and Laurence Olivier (who also directed this comic masterpiece), this is the ultimate "ditzy blonde" role for Monroe, who, as showgirl Elsie Marina, finds herself caught up in a political whirlwind, as well as in the arms of Charles, the Prince Regent of Carpathia (Olivier). In spite of the strong performances of the leads, the film was a box office disappointment, and many critics took the opportunity to opine that Monroe was "washed up" in films. Little did they know that she would make a dramatic "comeback" shortly thereafter in Some Like It Hot. This beautiful three sheet had light fold wear, pinholes in the corners, and several small tears in the image area, but all of these issues have been addressed during professional restoration. This beautiful poster, with its stunning image of Marilyn, is perfect for any fan of this immortal goddess. Very Fine on Linen.

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    March, 2008
    11th-12th Tuesday-Wednesday
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