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    This Gun for Hire (Paramount, R-1945). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Although a re-release poster, the mega-watt star power of Veronica Lake and Alan Ladd alone is enough to prompt some intense bidding! When Paramount released This Gun for Hire in 1942, the studio found a huge hit on their hands in what would be the unofficial start of the film noir genre. They teamed Lake and Ladd in six more films, and to this day they are known as the king and queen of noir. The royal pair is stunning on this scarce reissue one sheet, and professional restoration has it presenting nicely. Touchup has been applied to folds and borders with tears and small chips, a chip in the image area near Ladd's hat, and 3/4" of the top border has been replaced. Fine+ on Linen.

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    November, 2014
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