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    Topaze (RKO, 1933). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Based on the play by Marcel Pagnol and adapted by Benn Levy and the great Ben Hecht, this film stars legends John Barrymore and Myrna Loy. Barrymore plays Professor Topaze, who struggles to keep his integrity as he is being manipulated and used for dubious business schemes by Baron de La Tour, played by Reginald Mason. Myrna Loy is Coco, the Baron's mistress who is loved and redeemed by Topaze. The linen on this one sheet has been trimmed to the edge of the poster. There were pinholes in the corners, crossfold separations, a 9" vertical tear at the bottom, a stain in the bottom right corner and minor tears in the top border. Professional restoration has made these issues virtually unnoticeable. The color and art of this poster is just stunning and deserves a high place in any film aficionado's collection. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.

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