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    The House I Live In (RKO, 1945). Silk Screen Poster (40" X 60").
    Frank Sinatra takes a break from crooning and intervenes as a young Jewish boy is being chased by others. He then gives a short speech about how all Americans share the same American blood, regardless of race or religion. This was a ten minute short subject made to oppose anti-Semitism. The studios rarely made anything but one sheets for their short subjects, however, with the popularity of Sinatra, and the importance of the topic, the studio created this impressive 40" X 60" as well. It was an important film that would be listed on the National Film Registry in 2007 and it also received an honorary Academy Award in 1946. Very few of these posters in this format were produced, and very few of those survived, making this a very rare offering. The poster shows edge wear with mild tears, some creasing, slight surface wear, and faint staining in the borders. Some of the tears and creases have light touchup applied, as do a couple of small chips at the bottom. There is masking tape along the edges on the verso. Rolled, Fine/Very Fine.


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