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    You Were Never Lovelier (Columbia, 1942). Half Sheet (22" X 28") Style B.
    Rita Hayworth was truly never lovelier than in this film, in which she and Fred Astaire create magnificent on-screen chemistry. A personal favorite of Hayworth's, the film still manages to mesmerize audiences, as the two leads sing and dance in perfect and seemingly effortless harmony. Featuring fantastic songs by Jerome Kern and Johnny Mercer, such as "I'm Old Fashioned," "These Orchids," and "Dearly Beloved," the film turned out to be the second and last pairing of Hayworth and Astaire. Prior to restoration, this half sheet, featuring a stunning image of Hayworth, had a tear in the lower credits, a tear in the upper border into the image, and surface paper loss on the verso that does not affect the front. The borders have been airbrushed, and touchup work has been done to the folds and some of the yellow background. Fine on Linen.


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    July, 2013
    27th-28th Saturday-Sunday
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