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    The Memphis Belle (Paramount, 1944). Three Sheet (41" X 81"). In order to correctly document the last mission of the B-17 Flying Fortress nicknamed "Memphis Belle," director William Wyler actually flew along with the crew on several raids and even did some of the filming himself at great personal risk. The result was one of the finest documentaries ever to come out of the offices of the War Activities Committee. In a mere 41 minutes, Wyler paints a portrait of heroism and sacrifice that few documentary filmmakers have matched. This lovely sheet shows the usual pinholes, along with a small edge tear, light fold wear and crossfold separation with some chipping, and a slight water stain in the upper left. These minor flaws have been addressed by professional restoration, resulting in an exceptional poster. Very Fine+ on Linen.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2007
    13th-14th Tuesday-Wednesday
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