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    Show Boat (Universal, 1936). Insert (14" X 36").
    Grand and glorious, this scarce insert is from the second filmed version of the Edna Ferber/Jerome Kern/Oscar Hammerstein II musical Show Boat which is considered by many film buffs to be the best of the three. The film stars Irene Dunne as Magnolia Hawks, a role she'd previously played on stage, though not in the Broadway version. The film co-starred Allan Jones, Hattie McDaniel and Paul Robeson, who is pictured in the lower left of the poster. Although previously in fine condition, light restoration to address pinholes in the corners, fold wear, and a top left corner bend has rendered this a fabulous piece. There is a very minor post-restoration bottom left corner bend. Very Fine on Paper.


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