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    The Pride of the Yankees (RKO, R-1949). One Sheet (27" X 41"). This poster represents one of those rare events where the reissue one sheet is better than the original and much more collectible as well. When the film was originally released in 1942, the posters featured Gary Cooper and Teresa Wright alone. Babe Ruth was not depicted on the originals. Luckily, the studio realized the mistake of not picturing the icon on the original posters and when the film was reissued, they corrected the error of their ways. This poster is highly sought after by both movie fans and collectors of America's favorite pastime. The poster has had restoration to some minor chipping in the borders and some color touch to the fold lines. There has been repair to Cooper's chin and a seven inch tear from Cooper's forehead down below his right eye. The restoration is "first rate" and only noticeable on close inspection. Fine on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    13th-14th Tuesday-Wednesday
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