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4j001 LADYKILLERS English 1sh '55 cool art of guiding genius Alec Guinness, gangsters!

Date Sold 3/26/2009
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An Original Vintage Theatrical Folded English One-Sheet Movie Poster (1sh; measures approximately 27" x 40") (Learn More)

The Ladykillers, the classic 1955 (released in the U.S. in 1956) Alexander Mackendrick English Ealing Studios gangster crime black comedy ("A riot of fun!"; "The most hilarious gangster film ever made!"; "FUNNIEST crime story ever!"; "The Titan of Comedy in his most hilarious frolic!"; "Written by William Rose"; about a gang of thieves who rent a room from a little old lady as a hideout from which to perform their crimes, but then she learns of their activities, they decide to kill her, but she proves to be indestructible!) starring Alec Guinness ("As the guiding genius of 'The Ladykillers'"), Katie Johnson (billed as "introducing Katie Johnson" and "the inimitable Katie Johnson"), Cecil Parker, Herbert Lom, Peter Sellers, Danny Green, Jack Warner, and Frankie Howerd
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Important Added Info: Note that this is a rare "country of origin" poster for this English movie!

Condition: good. There is a small area of paper loss in the man's image at left. There is rippling and discoloration throughout the poster from exposure to moisture.
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