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    The Asphalt Jungle (MGM, 1950). Insert (14" X 36"). This is simply a "must have" for any film poster collector for many reasons. Certainly it's one of the best film noirs ever to come out of Hollywood. Also, it was no mean feat for a noir film to be nominated for four Oscars! Last but not a bit least, Marilyn Monroe effectively launched her silver screen legend here, parlaying a bit part as Louis Calhern's "niece" into an unbilled but spectacular multiple image flash on some of the film's advertising. The insert is one of our favorites. It features three different pictures of Monroe. This terrific poster also features one of the best ensemble casts ever put together, with a wonderful atmospheric photo shot from underneath a glass table totally indicative of Harold Rossen's Oscar-nominated cinematography. This unfolded insert has a small tear on the top and bottom borders, light edge wear with bends on the bottom corners and an extra (but very light) vertical crease on the top. Rolled, Very Fine-.

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