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    The Blue Dahlia (Paramount, 1946). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Alan Ladd stars as 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. Raymond Chandler wrote the gritty screen play for this noir classic, and was nominated for an Oscar for his efforts. Prior to restoration, the poster had chips in the upper and lower left corners, the right border, and one tiny one in Ladd's hand. There was a 3" tear near Lake's neck on the horizontal fold and minor fold wear, especially at the cross folds. The poster has been mounted on linen and restored, leaving it with a very nice appearance. Very Fine on Linen.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2006
    14th-15th Tuesday-Wednesday
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