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    The Glass Key (Paramount, 1942). One Sheet (27.25" X 41").
    A favorite with film noir collectors for its clever "key" design, this one sheet always commands a great deal of attention at auction. The sultry femme fatale Veronica Lake peeks out from behind her trademark blond locks as drama unfolds all around, her co-stars locked in heated scuffles. Based on the novel by Dashiell Hammett, the picture also features Alan Ladd, Brian Donlevy, and William Bendix, giving a scene-stealing performance as a brutal henchman. The linen has been trimmed to the borders, and touchup applied to the folds and crossfolds with small chips, and a chip in the left border. There is a small post-restoration chip in the top right. Gorgeous portraits of the stars in brilliant color highlight this one sheet, which is sure to turn heads in the collection of one savvy poster fanatic! Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2014
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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