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    The Maltese Falcon (Warner Brothers, 1941). Window Card (14" X 22").
    Humphrey Bogart appears as Dashiell Hammett's classic detective Sam Spade on this window card. It was the way he was supposed to appear in this absolutely stunning item from one of the finest film noirs ever produced! Every poster Warner designed for The Maltese Falcon, aside from the window card and the six sheet, featured Bogart as "Mad Dog" Roy Earle from High Sierra. As High Sierra was a popular film at the time, the studio believed audiences wanted to see Bogart in this manner. However, collectors and true fans know this is the item to own from this remarkable film, and will not want to miss out on this incredible and vibrant piece. Prior to restoration, there were pinholes in the imprint area, and two small tears in the left border. There is a small crease in the imprint area and bottom border. The imprint area and borders have been airbrushed, and light touchup work has been done to the outside areas of Bogart and Mary Astor's credits, as well as the "M" and "F" in the title. Fine/Very Fine on Cardstock.




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    Auction Dates
    November, 2012
    29th-30th Thursday-Friday
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