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    The Blue Dahlia (Paramount, 1946). Half Sheet (22" X 28") Style A. Raymond Chandler wrote the fast-paced screen play, that was nominated for an Academy Award, for this film noir classic. Alan Ladd plays a hard-boiled, no-nonsense pilot who comes home to find his wife in the arms of another man. The two have a terrible fight, and later she's found dead. Ladd enlists the aid of sultry Veronica Lake to help him prove his innocence and clear his name. There are light surface wrinkles and creases, typical fold lines and corner pinholes. The professional conservation and restoration work performed on this poster is exceptionally well done. This half sheet features a great image of a tough cigarette smoking Ladd and a wonderfully mysterious image of the perfect noir femme-fatale, Veronica Lake. Fine/Very Fine on Paper.

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