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    The Big Heat (Columbia, 1953). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Tough cop Dave Bannion (Glenn Ford) investigates the death of a police sergeant, but when things get too hot, his boss takes him off the case. Then his wife is killed by a mob hit meant for him, and he goes on a rampage to bring the bad guys to justice. Gloria Grahame is the disfigured ex-moll of gangster Lee Marvin (who shows up in the small inset on the right of this poster). Fritz Lang directs what was considered an extremely violent film for its day. If you're looking for crime-noir paper, you can't do much better than this sultry sheet, with Ford and Grahame locked into a tense confrontation. Prior to restoration, there were pinholes in the corners, a bottom right corner bend with a tear, light fold wear with crossfold separation, and small edge tears on the fold lines on the left side. Very Fine- on Linen.

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