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    The Lady Vanishes (Gaumont, 1938). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Fine English actress Margaret Lockwood made the most of the best role of her career. She was helped along nicely by a director whose name would become synonymous with suspense--Alfred Hitchcock. Considered one of Hitchcock's best films, the story deals with a group of passengers on a train and a missing older socialite, who Lockwood is determined to find though the other passengers deny ever having seen her. This very elusive one sheet is clever in its deceptive use of the artwork, which has Lockwood quietly sipping her wine while seeming to slowly disappear beneath the very word "vanishes." Done in beautiful stone litho and hues of greens and golds, this seldom-seen poster is much sought after by the Hitchcock and classic film poster collector. Great linenbacking and minimal touch-up to the borders and background has this one appearing near mint. There were border pinholes, small tears in the bottom credits and top border, and very minor fold wear. A beautiful condition copy. Very Fine+ on Linen.




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    July, 2011
    16th-17th Saturday-Sunday
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