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    McCabe and Mrs. Miller (Warner Brothers, 1971). Poster (18" X 37") Advance. This film was originally called The Presbyterian Church Wager, due to a bet placed among the church's sparse parishioners about whether McCabe would survive his refusal of an offer to sell his whorehouse in the town of Presbyterian Church. Director Robert Altman has been quoted as saying a ranking official in the Presbyterian Church complained to Warner Brothers about having their church mentioned in a film about brothels and gambling, and that this complaint caused the name change. This is a seldom seen advance poster with design by Anthony Goldschmidt, a top poster designer for many years (Blazing Saddles, The Lost Boys, Batman Forever, and many others). Apparently, this poster was never used, as it is in terrific condition with soft folds only. A great item for one of the only films Roger Ebert ever dubbed "perfect." Very Fine/Near Mint.

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