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    This Gun for Hire (Paramount, R-1945). Three Sheet (41" X 81").
    The quintessential film noir, this sensational pairing of Alan Ladd and Veronica Lake is a taut thriller from start to finish. Ladd shot to stardom with his portrayal of the hired gun with a conscious, Philip Raven, who is double-crossed by his client Willard Gates, played by a very menacing Laird Cregar. Lake stars as Ellen Graham, posing undercover as a nightclub singer in order to find out who is backing Gates. This beautiful three sheet is the first we have ever offered and has a small chip in the bottom left border, and two tears in the top right, and a small one in the top center. These issues have been addressed with professional restoration. The poster displays very well, and with the superb images of the three stars this will be a hot item for noir aficionados. Very Fine- on Linen.


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