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    The Hustler (20th Century Fox, 1961). British Quad (30" X 40"). In 1997, the Library of Congress selected The Hustler for preservation in the United States National Film Registry as "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant." Sidney Carroll and Robert Rossen's screenplay was selected by the Writers Guild of America in 2006 as the 96th best motion picture screenplay of all time. This great film starring Paul Newman, George C. Scott, Jackie Gleason, and Piper Laurie was credited with sparking a resurgence in the popularity of pool in the United States, which had been on the decline for decades. This rare British quad has some outstanding artwork which was derived from the U.S. layout but was executed in greater detail. Very Fine.

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    November, 2008
    7th-8th Friday-Saturday
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