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    This Gun for Hire (Paramount, 1942). Insert (14" X 36"). Alan Ladd was only fourth billed in this classic film noir, but the character of hitman Philip Raven soon made him a star. His chemistry with Veronica Lake would result in three more pairings with her, in The Glass Key, The Blue Dahlia and Saigon. Not bad for an actor who had appeared in military training films just the year before. This insert has pinholes in the borders, fold wear, and small tears in the top right corner and left border. Though the poster has older restoration, it still has a nice appearance. Paramount must have known what they had in Ladd -- he appears larger than any of his higher billed co-stars except Lake. Very Fine on Linen.

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