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    The Blue Dahlia (Paramount, 1946). Insert (14" X 36"). Nominated for an Academy Award for best screenplay, this pinnacle film noir by the great novelist Raymond Chandler was his only original screenplay. His other films were adapted from his pulp fiction novels, including The Big Sleep and Farewell My Lovely. George Marshall had been directing films for thirty years before he made this hit featuring the now iconic team of Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake. The hard boiled tale of nightclubs, murder and dames is set in seedy and decadent post-war LA. This striking insert has pinholes in the top corners, a small stain in the lower left border and minor fold wear. This is truly a beautiful prize piece from one of the top films of the forties. Folded, Very Fine.

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