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    The Lady from Shanghai (Columbia, 1947). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    An enigmatic, complex film noir, The Lady from Shanghai showcases the extensive talents of writer, producer, director, and star Orson Welles, but it's the sizzling Rita Hayworth (his wife at the time) who has this wildly popular one sheet all to herself. A pleasant cruise to San Francisco kicks off an elaborate web of lies, deception, seduction, intrigue, and murder, that leads to the film's unforgettable climax -- the "hall of mirrors" scene. The gifted Jean Louis, designer of the famous Gilda black dress, created another dazzling look for Hayworth, shown here in body-hugging satin. This popular poster has had professional touchup to the folds and scattered pinholes in the borders and background. The lower right corner was slightly folded back when the poster was linen-backed, but is still attached. Very Fine on Linen.




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