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    Strike Up the Band (MGM, 1940). One Sheet (27.5" X 41") Style C.
    The lighthearted image on this one sheet depicts Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney, a powerhouse pair that made a number of films together and became two of the highest paid stars of the 1940s. Aptly named, Strike Up the Band features Rooney starting up a swing band in his high school. The group must raise money to travel to Chicago so the band can enter a national contest, and of course, the only way they can raise money is to "put on a show." Audiences loved every minute of it, and it made Garland-Rooney movies some of the most popular of the era. Al Hirschfeld artwork graces this wonderful poster. Professionally restored, the poster had a chip/tear near the top vertical fold, a chip/tear in the top right corner, a chip in the top and right border, and pinholes in the corners. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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