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    Moon Over Miami (20th Century Fox, 1941). One Sheet (27" X 41") Style B. With WWII on everyone's mind, America desperately needed entertainment in 1941. This film delivered in spades. We are proud to present the extremely elusive Style B one sheet, featuring a resplendent full length Betty Grable. She was voted "Best Figure" in the year of this film, and fanned the fire of her growing legend with an absolutely magnetic performance, her notoriously spectacular figure sumptuously displayed in a stream of dazzling outfits. Grable would, in just a few years, be the highest paid star in America and would see her legs insured for a million dollars, and have the most reproduced pin-up poster in history stapled to every barracks wall in existence. She once quipped; "There's a reason I'm successful in show business... and I'm standing on both of them." Both styles of the posters for this film have been attributed to Alberto Vargas who did work on the campaign. First rate restoration work on this poster was performed beautifully. There were small chips in the top corners, crossfolds and vertical fold line and minor pinholes. We sold the style A one sheet for this film in our auction last year time for over $31,000! Fine/Very Fine on Linen.



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    Auction Dates
    March, 2008
    11th-12th Tuesday-Wednesday
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