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    The Outlaw (RKO, R-1952). Japanese B1 (30.75" X 42").
    A stunning Japanese poster from one of the most controversial films of its time, Howard Hughes' The Outlaw thrust star Jane Russell into the spotlight. Hughes's determination to display Russell's voluptuous figure had him battling industry censors and citizens groups for years. A series of billboards promoting the film's initial release in San Francisco were ordered removed by the police in response to complaints about the provocative image of Russell, which in turn resulted in huge business at the box office. The poster has been folded, but displays no fold wear. Very Fine+ on Linen.


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    March, 2009
    20th-22nd Friday-Sunday
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