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4z0077 LADIES IN RETIREMENT linen Swedish 1942 Ida Lupino, Louis Hayward & Keyes, Rohman art, rare!

Date Sold 7/9/2020
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An Original 1942 (from the first release of this movie in Sweden) Vintage Theatrical Linenbacked Swedish Movie Poster (measures 27 1/2" x 39 1/4" [70 x 100 cm]) (Learn More)

Ladies in Retirement, the 1941 Charles Vidor family relationship mental illness psychological melodrama ("The great Broadway melodrama comes to flaming life on the screen!.."; "The great Broadway Melodramatic hit is even more exciting as a motion picture!"; "The Famous Broadway Stage Hit Becomes A Mighty Screen Triumph!"; "From the Broadway play by Reginald Denham and Edward Percy"; about a young woman who is a secretary to a rich English lady, and her two sisters come to visit for what is to be a short stay, but they basically move in, and when the rich lady wants them to leave, she realizes all three are VERY mentally unbalanced!) starring Ida Lupino, Louis Hayward, Evelyn Keyes, Elsa Lanchester, Edith Barrett, and Isobel Elsom. Note that Lupino & Hayward were married when this film was made.
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Artist: Eric Rohman
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Overall Condition and Pre-Restoration Defects with Quality of Restoration: good. The poster was folded across the middle and it had creases along that fold, with some separation in part of the extra fold. It had minor wear around the edges. Overall, the poster was in very good condition prior to linenbacking. The poster was mounted onto a thin linen with no excess, and unfortunately, after it was backed, it was roughly handled, and it acquired a slightly diagonal crease running through the lower part of Lupino's hair and mouth, and through the forehead and hair of Hayward (it is in both the poster and the linen).
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