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    Sunset Boulevard (Paramount, 1950). Insert (14" X 36").
    It's no wonder fans adore the insert format from director Billy Wilder's 1950 dark satire of the superficial Hollywood life. Glancing at it, one can almost hear the seething, glowering Gloria Swanson spewing vitriol at her castmates in her role as a washed up silent film star. At the bottom of the poster is a shot from the opening scene, which sets the mood perfectly -- police fishing the dead body of screenwriter Joe Gillis (William Holden) out of a swimming pool. Touchup was applied to a chip and pinhole in the top right corner, tears in the borders, creasing, a corner bend at the bottom bend, and surface paper loss on the verso in the right border. There is a post-restoration tear in the left border. Fine+ on Paper.


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    July, 2016
    30th-31st Saturday-Sunday
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