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    The Blue Dahlia (Paramount, 1946). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    "Tamed by a brunette - framed by a blonde - blamed by the cops!," screamed the tagline in 1946 for one of the best film noirs ever lensed. The ad campaign's main weapon was this atmospheric one sheet with the stars drawn in tensely focused stares and bathed in the shadowy highlights so characteristic of the noir genre. With Raymond Chandler dialogue that still delights today ("You got the wrong lipstick on, mister..") and top performances from all involved, this one sheet represents the best the film has to offer. This unrestored poster has pinholes (some enlarged) in the top, a small chip and tear in the top border, pinpoint cross fold separations, some creases in the right border, and a few small fold separations at the edges. Under the title there is a smudge, a minor chip at the left edge, a small scratch at the top of the image, and one in the title. Fine+.




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    Auction Dates
    July, 2011
    16th-17th Saturday-Sunday
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