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    Shadow of a Doubt (Universal, 1943). One Sheet (27" X 41") Style C. Joseph Cotten is just wonderful as Uncle Charlie, who may be the "Merry Widow Murderer" in this suspenseful tale dark doings in small town America. Teresa Wright plays it just right as Charlie's favorite niece and namesake whose perfect world slowly grows menacing as she discovers her idol may have a few flaws. Henry Travers and Patricia Collinge play young Charlie's unsuspecting parents, who cannot help her. The story was loosely based on a real mass murderer, Earle Leonard Nelson. Prior to professional restoration this one sheet had edgewear, pinholes in the corners, and chips in the top left corner and right border. The striking image of Cotten's shadow and a fearful Wright is ideal for this Hitchcock classic. Very Fine on Linen.

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