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    The Benson Murder Case (Paramount, 1930). Insert (14" X 36"). William Powell stars as S.S. Van Dine's amateur detective Philo Vance in this, the third installment in the Philo Vance series. This magnificent insert is a stunning art-deco image of hero Powell - reminiscent of the work of Cubist painter Juan Gris, and is unlike any other art used in the campaign. The poster has been paperbacked to repair the cracked folding which was typical of inserts this age. The poster has had paint touchup to the folds and to the border, which has been airbrushed as well. There is minor color touchup to the image around the border. This striking poster is one of a very few still known to exist so get this one while you can. Very Fine- on Paper.



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    Auction Dates
    November, 2008
    7th-8th Friday-Saturday
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