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    Barbary Coast (United Artists, 1935). Half Sheet (22" X 28").
    Set in San Francisco during the gold rush of 1849, this melodrama features Miriam Hopkins as a gold digger on the prowl for a wealthy man, Joel McCrea as a poetic gold miner, and Edward G. Robinson in his classic character of an evil crime boss. Taking its name and inspiration from Herbert Ashbury's popular novel, Howard Hawks' finished product came from many cuts to the original script, transforming the sordid plot of murder and prostitution into a love story. Sold for the first time at Heritage, touchup has been applied to a small tear and pinholes in the lower left corner and some horizontal creases in the image area. Very Fine on Paper.


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2017
    29th-30th Saturday-Sunday
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