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    Sullivan's Travels (Paramount, 1941). One Sheet (27" X 41") Style A.
    Now considered to be one of Preston Sturges' best productions, this ironic satire pokes fun at the movie industry and what defines a film as "important," as well as the sheltered outlook held by some of the fortunate inhabitants of Hollywood's upper class. Though Joel McCrea is without a doubt the main protagonist of the story and has top billing in all of the advertisements, most of the posters feature a young, virtually unknown Veronica Lake front and center, despite this being her first role not only as a lead actress, but in her first credited role using her stage name. A perennial favorite among fans, this one sheet has had touchup to the folds with mild paper loss and tears, pinholes in the borders and background, and some chips in the borders. There are a couple of small tears in the interior. From the collection of David Gest, longtime entrepreneur, celebrity, convention host, and friend to the stars. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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