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    The Ladykillers (Rank, 1955). British Three Sheet (39" X 78.5").
    Music professor Alec Guinness rents a London flat from sweet old lady Katie Johnson. He tells her that, from time to time, several other musicians will visit in order to rehearse. In truth, Guinness can't play a note, nor can his visitors: he's a criminal mastermind, holding court over a gang of thieves, including the likes of punkish Peter Sellers, homicidal Herbert Lom and punchdrunk Danny Green. The gang uses Guinness' flat as headquarters as they conceive a daring 60,000 pound robbery. This film won an Oscar nomination for William Rose's screenplay. Ealing Studios produced some of the funniest comedies of the 1940s and 50s including such classics as Whisky Galore (1949), Kind Hearts and Coronets (1949), The Lavender Hill Mob (1951) and The Man in the White Suit (1951) are but a few of the hilarious and prodigious output of the studio. Prior to being put onto linen the poster had some fold wear as well as some paper lift on the verso right border and bottom left. Minor pinholes, imperfections with touchup. Heritage has never sold another copy of this country-of-origin poster and believe it to be a great addition to any collection. Very Fine- on Linen.


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