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    Dodge City (Warner Brothers, 1939). Three Sheet (41" X 81").
    How can you be absolutely sure you're a real Hollywood star? One excellent way to tell is to look up and see a three sheet for your latest film being displayed at a theatre, and the entire top fourth of the poster is nothing but your name in large letters. No hyperbole, no critic quotes, just your name. Robin Hood, Captain Blood, and a host of other films had made Errol Flynn one of the most bankable stars in the business by 1939, and it's reflected in this poster. The high attrition rate on posters this size for a film this popular makes this a most desirable piece, and is the first one we have been able to offer. Portraits of the three stars, Flynn, Olivia DeHavilland, and Ann Sheridan, in character, make this a winner. There is linenbacking, restoration, and touchup for top border loss, trimming to the left border and some chipping in the lower border. There was some chipping in the upper blue field as well as fold line touchup. We have never seen another copy of this important film's three sheet. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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    November, 2012
    29th-30th Thursday-Friday
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