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    The Letter (Warner Brothers, 1940). Three Sheet (41" X 81").
    Based on a play by W. Somerset Maugham which was taken from a true story, Bette Davis stars in one of her most riveting roles. The actress plays Leslie Crosby, the wife of a wealthy plantation owner in Malaya, who kills her married lover out of jealousy and attempts to hide the truth. The film was made previously starring Jeanne Eagles in 1929. This wonderful three sheet is far superior to the one sheet and pictures a full-length image of the star holding the murder weapon. The poster has had one half of an inch added all around the perimeter of the poster. There was tearing in the Herbert Marshall image in the lower portion of the poster and the white field has had significant white paint applied. The image is bright and vibrant yet there is some small amounts of paper loss in the crossfolds and at the seam where the two panels were joined. Fine- on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2009
    20th-22nd Friday-Sunday
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