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    The Letter (Warner Brothers, 1940) Italian Poster (27.5" X 39.5"). Bette Davis is a cold-blooded killer who quips, "I still love the man I killed," and is acquitted of the murder. The attorney secretly purchased a letter that would have implicated Davis's character, and then buries it to get her acquitted on self-defense. William Wyler's masterful film noir begins with a long tracking shot that would be imitated years later by Orson Welles in "Touch of Evil." This remains one of Davis's best films and the posters are always in high demand. There is a slight fold line wear and corner pinholes. The beautiful portrait of Davis on this poster was created by famed Italian artist Luigi Martinati. Very Fine+ on Paper.

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