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    Suspicion (RKO, R-1954). Italian 4 - Folio (55" X 78").
    Cary Grant is the gold digger and Joan Fontaine is the wealthy heiress who loves him, until she comes to believe that he's going to kill her for the inheritance. Fontaine won an Oscar for her performance (the only acting Oscar ever for a Hitchcock film) and Grant is surprisingly effective as a blackguard. This exceptionally gorgeous Italian 4-folio has stunning profile portraits of the two stars (especially captivating in such a large size) and very likely done by Luigi Martinati, with supple, eye-popping color. Condition issues were very minor, and included small border tears, fold wear, and a chip in the left border at the center, but these have been addressed with professional restoration. As discerning fans know, any paper on Suspicion is tough to come by, and this has to rank as one of the best posters on the title. Very Fine+ on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2009
    20th-22nd Friday-Sunday
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