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    A Big Hand for the Little Lady by Jean Mascii (Warner Brothers, 1966). Signed Original Gouache French Poster Artwork on Illustration Board (19.5" x 25.5").
    The French title translates to Big Deal at Dodge City, and even some of the American posters sport this alternative title. However, it's better known as Big Hand for a Little Lady and it's the story of a man (Henry Fonda) who can't resist playing poker, and loses all of his family's money causing him to have a heart attack. It's up to his wife (Joanne Woodward), who knows nothing of poker, to enter the game and win their money back. This painting has been signed by Jean Mascii in the upper left and was used for all of the French posters. This campaign is vastly superior the one used on USA posters. Signs of usage include slight edge wear, light corner bumps, and faint foxing on the clear acetate title cover and the top of the painting. The borders of the art board and acetate sheet have some stains and smudging, which may be due to the artistic process. Very Fine- on Illustration Board.


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