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    The Memphis Belle (Paramount, 1944). Three Sheet (41" X 81").
    A boon for history and WWII buffs, it's been nearly a decade since Heritage has come across an original three sheet for this popular piece of wartime cinema. Hailed as one of the greatest WWII documentaries ever produced, this exciting picture tells the story of the last mission of the Memphis Belle, a B-17 bomber, during World War II. Directed by William Wyler, who also received cinematographer credit for manning the camera himself during several dangerous flights, this is a stirring portrait of heroism that is as affecting today as it was the day it was released. This dynamic three sheet provides a great image for such a thrilling film, with touchup applied to the folds, thumbtack holes in the borders, a very minor tear in the left border, small crossfold chips and a hole in the top of the fuselage, a mild vertical tear in the upper text, and a vertical tear in the lower border through the credit area and lower background. There are minor paper lifts in the bottom right corner and some thumbtacks have small rust stains that are still visible. Very Fine on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2016
    19th-20th Saturday-Sunday
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