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    The Palm Beach Story (Paramount, 1942). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Claudette Colbert and Joel McCrea star in this charming romantic comedy directed by Preston Sturges. McCrea plays an inventor strapped for cash, and Colbert is his wife, who comes up with a scheme to help: she'll divorce her husband and marry a rich man instead, using his fortune to finance her husband's career! The film also features an outstanding performance by 1920s heart-throb Rudy Vallee as eccentric millionaire John D. Hackensacker III. Prior to restoration, there were chips in the left and bottom borders, pinholes in the upper corners with slight paper loss, and a tear from the left border into the image area. There is a small stain at the upper vertical fold, minor spots and smudges in the upper background, and some faint stain bleedthrough in McCrea's forehead and hair. The borders have been airbrushed, and the upper white background around "McCrea" has had some touchup. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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