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    The Big Store (MGM, 1941). Insert (14" X 36").
    No one captured the wonderfully wacky spirit of the Marx Brothers better than famed caricaturist Al Hirschfeld. Here is a scarce insert, one of their most colorful posters, for the last film the Marx Brothers did for MGM. The poster sports a beautiful photo insert of a young Tony Martin and a lovely Virginia Grey. That's Ziegfeld/Broadway star Marion Martin reclining on the bottom. The borders have been airbrushed to diminish the appearance of small chips, pinholes and/or tears, and several horizontal creases and one diagonal crease at the left border/background have been smoothed over with restoration. There is some faint smudging throughout. An excellent find for Marx Brothers fans. Fine/Very Fine on Paper.


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