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    This Gun for Hire (Paramount, R-1945). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    This 1945 re-release poster features fantastic art of Veronica Lake and Alan Ladd. When released in 1942, Paramount found themselves with a huge hit on their hands in what would be an early film noir classic. They teamed Lake and Ladd in six more films and, to this day, they are known as the king and queen of noir. This fabulous one sheet is for the re-release of the hit, and with this poster, they have billed Alan Ladd first. This one sheet had very minor chipping in the right edge and a small amount of border loss along the lower left edge. There was touch-up to the crossfolds, primarily the center one, and the red title looks to have some slight touch-up also. This poster is at least as scarce as the original, maybe more so, and has had professional conservation work. It displays beautifully. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2009
    11th-14th Wednesday-Saturday
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