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    She Done Him Wrong (Paramount, 1933). One Sheet (27.25" X 41").
    Although directed by the actor-turned-director Lowell Sherman, this bawdy pre-Code classic is all Mae West. Based on the play West wrote for herself, Diamond Lil, this is her first feature film and arguably her best. As the saloon singer Lady Lu, West's performances are mesmerizing to watch as she swings and sways (as only West can) to numbers such as: "Frankie and Johnny," and "I Like a Man Who Takes His Time." Dressed to kill in Edith Head costumes, West is unknowingly caught in a web of illegal doings at the saloon, and sets her sights on missionary Cary Grant, who is really an undercover agent. The film is full of wit and innuendo, and was nominated for the Best Picture Academy Award. West's sultry visage fills this color-rich one sheet, a format seldom seen at auction. Restoration has addressed tears and paper loss in all of the borders, some of which extend slightly into the background and from the top border into between Mae West's name. The poster now displays very well. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.




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