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    The Prince and the Showgirl (Warner Brothers, 1957). Six Sheet (81" X 81").
    For the first time, Heritage is proud to offer this phenomenal six sheet from The Prince and the Showgirl. Starring Marilyn Monroe and Laurence Olivier (who also directed this comic masterpiece), this is the ultimate "ditzy blonde" role for Monroe. As showgirl Elsie Marina, she finds herself caught up in a political whirlwind, as well as 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 suggested Monroe was "washed up" in films. Little did they know that she would make a dramatic "comeback" shortly thereafter in Some Like It Hot. In excellent condition for such large paper, the piece has had professional restoration to address small tears in the background, creasing, and fold wear with slight paper loss. The linen has been trimmed to the border. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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