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    The Big Sleep (Warner Brothers, 1946). Insert (14" X 36"). Based on the novel by Raymond Chandler, this Howard-Hawks-directed production is arguably the most explosive and intense pairing of real-life husband and wife Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. In a complex tale involving jealousy, blackmail, and murder, Bogart plays private dick Philip Marlowe, hired by General Sternwood (Charles Waldron) to clear up some trouble his wayward youngest daughter Carmen (Martha Vickers) has gotten herself into. As it turns out, there's more to the case than meets the eye, including the General's older daughter, Vivian (Bacall). One of the highlights of Bogart's career, paper from this picture is highly desirable. This wonderful insert had fold wear, pinholes in the corners and image area, a tear in the right border, and a long tear that extends from the bottom border through Bogart's face. Professional restoration has greatly minimized these flaws, resulting in a poster that you will be proud to own and display. Very Good+ on Paper.

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    November, 2008
    7th-9th Friday-Sunday
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