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    Stranger on the Third Floor (RKO, 1940). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Matching the dark and moody tone of Boris Ingster's crime drama, this one sheet is perfect for the noir fan. The film is considered by many to be the first of the genre, as it utilizes elements such as deep shadows, dark streets, flashbacks, and haunting dreams. John McGuire is a newspaper reporter whose testimony sends an innocent man to his death. Doubt and guilt settle in, torturing McGuire in the days that follow. Peter Lorre delivers a performance that approaches greatness as the silent stranger suspected of committing murder, who doesn't speak a line of dialogue until the final ten minutes of the film. Smudging in the top and left border, and cross fold separation with tape on the verso are the only signs of wear. These one sheets don't come around often! Folded, Very Fine+.


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2014
    19th-20th Saturday-Sunday
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