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    Stage Door (RKO, 1937). Poster (40" X 60").
    Director Gregory LaCava pulled together a remarkable cast to make this adaptation of an Edna Ferber-George Kaufman play about a group of aspiring actresses living together in a boardinghouse. They all are seeking their break on Broadway and between Katharine Hepburn, Ginger Rogers, Lucille Ball, Ann Miller and Gail Patrick, the wise-cracks and snappy dialogue rolls. This film was said to have been more or less improvised on the set and varied greatly from the play. This is an incredibly rare photo gelatin 40" X 60" poster, one of very few to have survived over the years. Restoration has the piece displaying beautifully, with touchup to a tear from the top border into Adolphe Menjou's face, two holes in the right border and one in the upper right corner, and one pinhole in the border. Light edge wear and slight creases in the background can be noted, but do not detract from the huge appeal of the poster. Fine+ on Linen.


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