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    The Big Sleep (Warner Bros., 1946). Fine+ on Linen. One Sheet (27.5" X 41").
    This classic Howard Hawks mystery/thriller was based on Raymond Chandler's first novel and introduced audiences to the hard-boiled, cynical private eye Philip Marlowe, masterfully portrayed by Humphrey Bogart. This was also the second film featuring the classic teaming of Bogart and Lauren Bacall, and their screen chemistry was absolutely electric. The poster has had restoration applied to fold wear and separations, some of the pinholes, a few tears, and slight paper loss. A few of the pinholes are still visible, as are faint stains and toning. The linen has been trimmed to the borders, but not into the poster.


    Estimate: $800 - $1,600.

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    February
    28th Friday
    Auction Dates
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