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    The Prince and the Showgirl (Warner Brothers, 1957). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Starring Marilyn Monroe and Laurence Olivier (who also directed this comic masterpiece), this is the ultimate "ditzy blonde" role for Monroe, who, as showgirl Elsie Marina, finds herself caught up in a political whirlwind, and in the arms of Charles, the Prince Regent of Carpathia (Olivier). In spite of the strong performances of the leads, the film was a box office disappointment, and many critics took the opportunity to predict that Monroe was "washed up" in films. Little did they know that she would make a dramatic "comeback" shortly thereafter in Some Like It Hot. This beautiful one sheet is in superb condition; only some minor crossfold separation, now rendered virtually invisible after expert professional restoration, keeps this gem from an even higher grade. Very Fine on Linen.


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