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    The Blue Dahlia (Paramount, 1946). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    For film noir poster collectors, it doesn't get much better than this one sheet. Alan Ladd dangling a smoldering cigarette, a gun toting thug, and a beautiful femme fatale (Veronica Lake) fill this superb poster from the thriller The Blue Dahlia. The third picture to feature the team of Ladd and Lake, this murder mystery centers around the shady happenings at the nightclub The Blue Dahlia. Ladd stars as a returning veteran who discovers his wife (Doris Dowling) has been unfaithful and wants a divorce. She turns up dead shortly thereafter, and Johnny is suspect number one. It will take all his ingenuity, help from buddies William Bendix and Hugh Beaumont, and the estranged wife of the Dahlia's owner (Lake) to clear his name. With an original screenplay written by Raymond Chandler, this taut thriller hits its mark. In highly admirable condition, the poster needed only a small amount of touchup to the folds. Don't miss this film noir showpiece! Very Fine+ on Linen.


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    November, 2014
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
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