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    In Which We Serve (Gaumont, 1942). Australian One Sheet (27" X 41"). Noel Coward was nervous directing, since his experience had been entirely in the theatre, so he asked young John Mills if he knew of anyone who might give him a hand. Mills suggested "the best editor in the country." His name was David Lean and this was his first effort at directing a feature film. Coward's patriotic war movie captures the mood of Britain in 1942 and starts off with a narrative voice intoning the message: "This is the story of a ship." The film won an Honorary Academy Award, presented to Coward for "his outstanding production achievement." This lovely stone litho Australian poster is in very nice condition. Very Fine on Linen.

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    July, 2005
    15th Friday
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