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    The Women (MGM, 1939). Fine+ on Linen. One Sheet (27" X 41") Style C.
    Not offered by Heritage for over a decade, this rare Style C one sheet features wonderful portraits of Norma Shearer, Joan Crawford, and Rosalind Russell. Based on Clare Booth Luce's hit play of the same name, this innovative film sees George Cukor direct and features an all-star, all female cast. With some of the biggest names in 1930s Hollywood, including Norma Shearer, Joan Crawford, Rosalind Russell, Paulette Goddard, Joan Fontaine, Ruth Hussey, Virginia Grey, and more, Cukor had his hands full, but the result is a humorous look at the damage women do to each other when it comes to men. Screenwriter Anita Loos is responsible for much of the success of the film which is full of her sharp, quick-witted dialogue. Professional restoration has corrected fold wear and separations, pinholes, small tears, and some chips at the edges and folds. Also addressed was a horizontal scratch in the "Norma" credit. There is a bit of post-restoration foxing in the upper right border, but this does not affect the lovely image found on this highly collectible poster.


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