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2e081 BIG STEAL linen 1sh '49 art of Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer & William Bendix with gun!

Date Sold 9/1/2013
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An Original Vintage Theatrical Linenbacked Style A One-Sheet Movie Poster (1sh; measures 27" x 41" [69 x 104 cm]) (Learn More)

The Big Steal, the 1949 Don Siegel Mexico romantic crime film noir ("If you pull a fast one, I'll pull this trigger!"; "It's a matter of 'your-money-or-your-life' when this T-N-TRIO tangles... but for keeps down glamorous Mexico Way! Bullet-fast excitement, heart-pumping action that's hotter than the Equator!"; "MITCHUM!... in a tough, terrific adventure in grand larceny... gets deep into the wilds of Mexico... and deeper in love and danger with GORGEOUS JANE GREER on the trail of a fortune in hot money!"; "A man of ice... a woman of fire... A guy with a gun... - and a deadly goal!"; "There's more than money on Mitchum's mind..."; "When he tangles with this gal with the million-dollar figure!"; "'If you pull a fast one, I'll pull this trigger'"; "Heart-pumping action, super-speed excitement that's hotter than the Equator ... as this T-N-Trio crosses paths deep in the danger-filled heart of colorful Mexico!"; "Based on the Saturday Evening Post story 'The Road to Carmichael's' by Richard Wormser"; about a man who is accused of stealing a fortune, and he knows who really did it, and the real thief has gone to Mexico, so the man follows him there, and things get more complicated when he meets the thief's fiancee, who has been robbed of $2,000, and she wants to get her money back as well) starring Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, William Bendix, Patric Knowles, Ramon Novarro, Don Alvarado, and John Qualen
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Overall Condition and Pre-Restoration Defects with Quality of Restoration: good to very good. The poster had small paper loss at the crossfolds and scuffs and tiny bits of surface paper loss scattered down the vertical foldline, with some fine surface paper loss across the top horizontal fold. It had pinholes and some small tears around the edges. Overall, the poster was in good to very good condition prior to linenbacking. The poster was pretty well backed, but you can see signs of the above defects and the restoration of the above defects.
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