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    The Sea Hawk (Warner Brothers, 1940). Insert (14" X 36").
    Director Michael Curtiz made thirteen films with Errol Flynn, three in 1940 alone, including this superb swashbuckler set in the Elizabethan era. Flynn stars as the adventurer Captain Geoffrey Thorpe who loots ships on behalf of England, without the blessing of the Queen (Flora Robson). When Thorpe captures the Spanish vessel carrying ambassador Don Jose Alvarez de Cordoba (Claude Rains), he falls in love with the dignitary's niece Dona Maria (Brenda Marshall). With much danger on the high seas, sword play, and high romance, this film is always popular with Flynn fans. This gorgeous insert, with its original linen finish, has been professionally paper backed and restored to address a chip in the lower right corner, edge wear, and a few light creases. A terrific portrait of the star at his best. Fine/Very Fine on Paper.


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    March, 2012
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