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    Violent is the Word for Curly (Columbia, 1938). One Sheet (27" X 41"). The Three Stooges pose as professors at Mildew College. This famous short contains the classic Stooge song - "Swinging the Alphabet." The title is a parody of the 1936 film "Valiant is the Word for Carrie," a tear-jerker that was a hit in its day. This is one of the most desirable of the early Columbia Stooge's posters as it has not only the title but a great central image of the trio as well as two scenes from the film! The poster has some slight uneven fading as well as a chip from the corner of the upper and lower left side. There was some slight fold separation in the upper vertical fold as well as minor crossfold wear. There were pinholes in the corners. All of these issues have been beautifully corrected with excellent professional restoration. Fine on Linen.



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    Auction Dates
    July, 2007
    20th-21st Friday-Saturday
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