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    The Postman Always Rings Twice (MGM, 1946). A One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Lana Turner sizzles in her most acclaimed role as Cora, the bored wife who turns to a drifter (John Garfield) to escape her colorless, subpar existence. Though the film rights were first purchased in 1934, it was more than a decade before a studio was able to sufficiently tone down James M. Cain's steamy best-seller and get it past the censors. To turn down the heat a bit, director Tay Garnett chose to dress Turner in virginal white, which had the complete opposite effect. This popular one sheet accurately captures the indifference of Turner's character, with a rich black background that hints at the treachery in store. Professional restoration has been applied to tears in the upper right into the background, chipping in the vertical fold, a chip and a sliver of missing paper in the left border. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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    November, 2013
    16th-17th Saturday-Sunday
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