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    Topper (Film Classics, R-1944). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    When high-living couple George and Marion Kerby (Cary Grant and Constance Bennett) are killed in a car crash, they realize that they are kept on earth as ghosts until they perform one good deed. To this end, they undertake the rehabilitation of stuffy bank president Cosmo Topper (Roland Young), who they feel desperately needs to lighten up and have some fun, in spite of his stuffy wife (Billie Burke) and uptight butler (Alan Mowbray). One of the greatest screwball comedies of the 1930s, the film spawned two sequels and even a TV series. This pretty poster is from the 1944 reissue and features great images of Grant and Bennett. Condition issues included fold wear with crossfold separations, and two adjoining paper chips just below the title logo, all of which has been addressed with professional restoration. Paper on this title is extremely scarce, and even the reissue paper is highly coveted. Very Fine- on Linen.


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