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    Mysterious Mr. Moto (20th Century Fox, 1938). One Sheet (27" X 41"). From the collection of William E. Rea.
    This one sheet features a superb stone litho portrait of Peter Lorre, who plays the quiet but deadly renowned master sleuth Mr. Moto. It was Lorre's fifth appearance as the John P. Marquand character. Here, he poses as an escapee of Devil's Island in order to infiltrate a band of assassins. Mary Maguire, Henry Wilcoxon, and Leon Ames co-star in one of the best films of the series. Touchup was applied to the folds, and pinholes in the borders and background. There is painting on the verso which just barely shows through in a few areas. From the collection of William E. Rea. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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