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    Stairway to Heaven (Universal International, 1946) a.k.a. A Matter of Life and Death. One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Better known today as A Matter of Life and Death, this British fantasy stars David Niven as a World War II RAF pilot who falls to Earth without a parachute, yet lands on a beach unharmed, creating a spiritual dilemma in Heaven. Beautifully romantic, this one sheet features an image of Niven and Kim Hunter hovering above the celestial judges. Director and writers Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger bring to the screen this war-time drama which must have been warming to the hearts of the recently post-war audience. The film today remains emotionally touching and sincere. This lovely copy has pinholes and small border blemishes. Folded, Very Fine.


    Estimate: $3,000 - $6,000.

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