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Auction History Result

4v978 WHILE THE CITY SLEEPS style A 1/2sh '56 c/u of the Lipstick Killer's victim, Fritz Lang noir!

Date Sold 4/21/2009
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An Original Vintage Theatrical Unfolded Style A Half-Sheet Movie Poster (measures 22" x 28") (Learn More)

While the City Sleeps, the 1956 Fritz Lang New York City serial killer crime film noir melodrama ("Sensational Lipstick Murder!"; "Suspense as startling as a strangled scream!"; "Drama you'll watch from the edge of your seats... and your nerves!"; "The story of these big-time newspaper people is more sensational than any crime they cover. It will keep you on the edge of your seat... And your nerves!"; "They'd sell out their own mothers!"; "Ten Top Stars! Ten Peak Performances!"; "What sins are committed... While the City Sleeps"; "Ask mother"; "10 Top Stars!"; "Screenplay by Casey Robinson"; about a newspaper empire, and the owner dies, and there is a competition to see who will run the paper among the three top employees, and meanwhile, a serial killer dubbed "The Lipstick Killer" is loose in Manhattan) starring Dana Andrews, Rhonda Fleming, George Sanders, Howard Duff, Thomas Mitchell, Vincent Price, John Barrymore Jr., Sally Forrest, James Craig, and Ida Lupino
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Important Added Info: Note that this poster has never been machine folded! Most half-sheet posters were folded once horizontally and once vertically right off of the printing press. It is very difficult to find an unfolded example of most half-sheets, especially from before

Condition: good. There is paper tape on the back of the entire right border.
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