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    The Crime of the Century (Paramount, 1933) One Sheet (27" X 41") Style A. Ah, how times changed? When the film was made in 1933, the "crime of the century" refers to the theft of $100,000. Admittedly, that was a lot of money in depression era America. Otherwise, this Jean Hersholt film was a remarkable detective murder mystery, where, in a truly unusual plot twist for that time, the detective was the murderer.The beautiful stone-litho graphics on the poster shows Hersholt and a cowering young Frances Dee, who plays his daughter in the film. The poster exhibits some minor wear in the lower center point and to the border. The lower left corner has been torn off within the border and some brown paper tape is on the reverse behind each corner. Fine/Very Fine.

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