The Postman Always Rings Twice (MGM, 1946). Fine/Very Fine...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionThe Postman Always Rings Twice (MGM, 1946). Fine/Very Fine on Linen. Half Sheet (22" X 28") Style A.
James M. Cain's shocking crimer told a gritty story of a drifter who starts work in a diner and soon begins an affair with the owner's wife. The dissatisfied hussy decides that her husband needs his ticket punched, and turns to the drifter to do the dirty work. Lana Turner, a platinum blonde bombshell, took on the role of the insatiable wife, and John Garfield was the man who drifted into her irresistible charms. Although the novel was written in 1934, MGM had to wait till 1946 before they were allowed to make such a dark film. This classic noir poster keeps to the theme with its blood red background, and has received minor touchup to some of the pinholes, mild creases, small tears, and a minute chip in the lower left corner. These issues are still somewhat apparent, as are edge wear and faint smudges. This half sheet was not folded prior to being backed. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.
Estimate: $1,500 - $3,000.
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