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    Top Hat (RKO, 1935). Jumbo Lobby Cards (3) (14" X 17").
    Long considered the best of the Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers films, Top Hat came in the middle of their series of films together and would in fact, be nominated for Best Picture of 1935. The dance numbers were amazing and were choreographed to the tunes of Irving Berlin, including Cheek to Cheek. These jumbo lobbies from Top Hat are among the rarest for all their films. Not many theaters would order these "deluxe" items during the middle of the Depression and of the few that were purchased, not many have survived. The card with Astaire and Rogers has had restoration to all corners, where there were tiny chips off of all of the corners. Unrestored, the "Edward Everett Horton" card has a tiny chip off of the lower left corner and the "dancing card" has a chip off of the upper left. Fine/Very Fine.


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