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    Flying Down to Rio (RKO, R-Late 1930s-Early 1940s). Canadian One Sheet (26.25" X 41.5").
    High-kicking, skin-baring chorus girls fill this incredibly scarce Canadian one sheet. The first film to pair the legendary dance team of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers actually starred Dolores Del Rio and Gene Raymond as the romantic leads, but everyone knew who the real stars were when Astaire and Rogers took the floor and danced the Carioca. With beautiful saturated colors in offset litho printing, this poster shares a design similar to the U.S. one sheet and midget card. In wonderful condition, minor touchup has only been applied to light fold wear. The poster still shows a very small chip in the upper right corner, some slight edge wear, and the linen has been trimmed to the border. A highly unique find and an irresistible poster! Very Fine on Linen.


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    November, 2017
    18th-19th Saturday-Sunday
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