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    The Game That Kills (Columbia, 1937). Three Sheet (41" X 81"). 1937 was obviously a big year for professional hockey movies: aside from this epic of the ice rink, Warner Brothers released King of Hockey, and Universal made Idol of the Crowd. In this thrilling tale, Tom Ferguson (Ward Bond), a professional hockey player, is killed in a suspicious accident during a game. Tom's brother, Alex (Charles Quigley), investigates the incident by joining the same team, and soon uncovers a gambling ring that has been forcing the team to throw games. Alex also meets, and falls in love with, pretty Betty Holland (Rita Hayworth), daughter of the team's coach, who helps him uncover the truth. This striking three sheet had pinholes in the corners, crossfold separation, light fold wear, an enlarged pinhole in the top left, and a chip with a tear in the top center image area. After professional restoration, these slight flaws are noticeable only under close examination, as it has been returned to an almost-new appearance. Avoid any unnecessary violence by bidding early on this rare and desirable gem! Very Fine- on Linen.

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