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    The Glenn Miller Story (Universal International, 1954). Reynold Brown Original Advertising Artwork (12.5" X 15").
    Jimmy Stewart and June Allyson star in this romanticized biography of the legendary Big Band leader. Offered here is a rare original illustration used in the promotion of the film. The art of Reynold Brown is highly prized by poster collectors; examining his original artwork inspires even more respect, as it becomes clear how much the talented painter was able to convey with relatively few brushstrokes. This attractive illustration, done for an ad (although a very similar layout was also used by Brown for the film's window card) is downright minimalist, but utterly gorgeous nonetheless. This lovely image is gouache on illustration board and has an acetate overlay containing the text elements and some photo headshots, and the entire piece has been matted for presentation. Near Mint.


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    July, 2011
    16th-17th Saturday-Sunday
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