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    The Big Sleep (Warner Brothers, 1946). Insert (14" X 36").
    Famed screenwriters William Faulkner, Jules Furthmann, and Leigh Brackett adapted Raymond Chandler's novel, but even though they consulted with the author, the story is still somewhat confusing at times. In addition, the studio was unsure of Lauren Bacall's performance, and several of her scenes were re-shot to emphasize her chemistry with Humphrey Bogart. Ultimately, the film's release was delayed for more than a year and a half to accommodate these tweaks. They need not have feared: infused with the star power of Bogart and Bacall, The Big Sleep went on to become one of the classic film noirs of all time. This terrific insert is in excellent shape. There are corner and surface creases, and a small chip in the left border. Rolled, Very Fine-.

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