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    Rope (Warner Brothers, 1948) Three Sheet (41" X 81"). Adapted from Patrick Hamilton's stage play, "Rope" was the first Alfred Hitchcock film shot in color. Two college students kill a third just for the thrill of it. The boys hide the body in a chest in the middle of their apartment, then arrange to hold a dinner party in the same room, inviting the victim's family, friends, fiancée, and their college professor. James Stewart plays the intellectual professor (Cadell), whose lectures the boys claim were their inspiration for the murder. The tension mounts as Stewart starts to suspect that something is amiss, eventually discovering the awful truth. There are creases, a slight amount of separation at one crossfold, a small embossed censor stamp and some light edge wear and soiling. A fantastic large format for this Hitchcock classic. Very Fine.

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