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    The Glass Key (Paramount, 1942). Insert (14" X 36"). Based on Dashiell Hammett's classic crime novel, this pairing of Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake solidified the stars' place in film noir history. Ladd portrays an underling in a gang run by Brian Donlevy. When Ladd falls for Donlevy's woman (Lake) he's forced out of the gang and soon joins up with a rival outfit. The insert for this classic title is considered by many as the film's best poster for its stunning image of Lake. She never looked better and displays the peek-a-boo hairstyle that made her famous. This insert has been paper backed to support and flatten the folds. There has been so little color touch to those fold lines that the work is very hard to see. There has been a slight "ding" on the upper left corner after paper backing. Very Fine on Paper.

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