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    Shanghai Express (Paramount, 1932). Swedish One Sheet (27.5" X 39.5"). The great director Josef von Sternberg and sultry Marlene Dietrich made history in their several films together and this is one of their best collaborations, which won an Academy Award for cinematography. Dietrich is unforgettable as Shanghai Lily, a notorious drifter with a past who attempts to win back her old love, Captain Harvey, played by Clive Brook. Anna May Wong gives an outstanding performance in this film, one of her best roles. Also along for the train ride is Warner Oland, best known for his Charlie Chan roles. This stunner has only light edge wear on the left side and pinpoint crossfold separations. It has been professionally restored and has a very thin Japanese paper backing to lend support. This is a truly unique and spectacular poster for a Hollywood masterpiece. Very Fine+ on Paper.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2008
    7th-8th Friday-Saturday
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