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    The Thief of Bagdad (United Artists, 1940). Insert (14" X 36"). Considered to be the best of the numerous versions of this story, the film had a troubled history (originally shot in England, the production was moved to Hollywood when the start of the Second World War made conditions in England untenable) but emerges as a first-rate fantasy with a great cast including Conrad Veidt, June Duprez, and Sabu. This sweeping, extravagant story of the Arabian Nights, Sinbad the Sailor, magic genies and endless love eventually went through six directors, and remains a stunning Technicolor achievement. This superb insert poster had minor condition problems, including pinholes in the corners and field, plus light edge and fold wear, but has been superbly restored to a like-new appearance. It won't take a magic lamp and three wishes to obtain this pretty poster -- just the right bid. Very Fine- on Paper.

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