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    Sullivan's Travels (Paramount, 1941). One Sheet (27" X 41") Style A.
    John Sullivan (Joel McCrea) is the hottest director in Hollywood, but the "fluff" movies he makes have filled him with self loathing. Sullivan goes undercover as a tramp in middle America, trying to reconnect with everyday folk, in hopes of finding inspiration to make a "serious" film. At first the studio tries to pass of this sojourn off as a publicity stunt, but Sullivan escapes their influence and eventually hooks up with a down-on-her-luck actress (Veronica Lake at her most luminous). Later, a case of mistaken identity leads the world to believe the great Sullivan is dead. From one of director Preston Sturges's finest film, this alluring one sheet poster is one of the most coveted titles for Veronica Lake fans. Clearly, the studio knew who the public wanted to see and delivered this one sheet in grand style. The poster has had professional restoration to address pinholes in the borders and credits, a tear in the top border and background, chips and tears in the right and bottom border, and touch-up has been applied, resulting in several slight discolorations in the poster where it was done. Fine+ on Linen.


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    July, 2012
    25th-26th Wednesday-Thursday
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