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    The Bishop's Wife (RKO, 1948). Fine+ on Linen. One Sheet (27" X 41") William Rose Artwork.
    David Niven plays an Episcopalian bishop whose prayers for divine guidance in building a new cathedral are answered by a charming angel (Cary Grant). The bishop soon regrets his prayers when he feels Grant is usurping his place in his household, and with his wife Loretta Young. Niven originally was slated to play the angel, with Grant as the bishop, but they agreed to swap just before filming. Professional restoration has addressed edge and fold wear, fold separations, pinholes, and moderate tears. There were chips in the borders, one of which extends into the left background. The snipe included with the lot was once attached to the poster but has since been removed and left behind a faint adhesive residue. The borders have been airbrushed.


    Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000.

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    November
    1st Friday
    Auction Dates
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    23rd-24th Saturday-Sunday
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    71 Days
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