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    The Big Sleep (Warner Brothers, 1946). Half Sheet (22" X 28") Style B.
    One of the most complicated and compelling detective stories ever told on film, The Big Sleep combines the exceptional talents of author Raymond Chandler, screen writer William Faulkner, acclaimed director Howard Hawks, and real-life couple, Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. Although following the plot of this classic noir epic can be more than a little challenging, the leading pair carry the film with sizzling chemistry, their tension practically igniting the screen in every scene. As a keystone film noir thriller and one of Bogart's most popular films, paper from this title is always on the short list for many a collector. Professional restoration has applied touchup to the folds and addressed a pinhole and two small tears in the right border. A section of paper loss has been replaced in the upper left portion of the paper, restoring the top of the "B" of "Bogart" and the name "Humphrey." The image area, however, is intact and shows the iconic image of Bogart and Bacall flawlessly. Fine- on Paper.


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