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    The Philadelphia Story (MGM, 1947/R-1950s). Folded, Fine+. First Post-War Release Italian Vertical Photobusta (13.5" X 18.75") & Italian Horizontal Photobustas (2) (18.75" X 13.5").
    Making their debut appearance for auction at Heritage, this first post-war release vertical photobusta and 1950s reissue horizontal photobustas are from this Oscar nominated film staring Katharine Hepburn, James Stewart, and Cary Grant. Hepburn was nominated for an Academy Award, as was her director George Cukor and the film as well. Two Oscars were actually won -- James Stewart as Best Supporting Actor and Best Screenplay. To this day, the picture is considered to be one of Hepburn's strongest roles and returned her fading career to Hollywood stardom. Signs of use include pinholes, minor tears and chips, soft surface scuffs, and stains. Each of the photobustas has a couple of corner chips with splices and touchup applied attached to the verso with adhesive. A couple of the photobustas have newspaper remnants on the verso and two of the photobustas have pieces of archival tape on the verso bracing tears.


    Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000.

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    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    February
    28th Friday
    Auction Dates
    March
    21st-22nd Saturday-Sunday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    8 Days
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