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5m138 ROXIE HART linen 1sh '42 great full-length image of sexy criminal Ginger Rogers from Chicago!

Date Sold 3/1/2015
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An Original Vintage Theatrical Linenbacked One-Sheet Movie Poster (1sh; measures 27" x 41" [69 x 104 cm]) (Learn More)

Roxie Hart, the 1942 William A. Wellman Chicago Illinois crime murder comedy ("The low-down story of a high class gal!"; "The gal who became a national pastime!"; "The picture story of my life! [or why I shot my boy friend!]"; "'I was just a lonely, country girl in the big city...'"; "'This was my simple, happy home before fame came to me.'"; "'How was I to know he wasn't a friend?'"; "'The reporters forced themselves upon me!'"; "'...I was thrown into a cold, bare jail cell!'"; "Produced and Written for the Screen by Nunnally Johnson"; "Based upon the play 'Chicago' written by Maurine Watkins") starring Ginger Rogers (in the title role as Roxie Hart), Adolphe Menjou (as Billy Flynn), George Montgomery, Lynne Overman, Nigel Bruce, Sara Allgood, William Frawley, Spring Byington, Ted North, Helene Reynolds, and Phil Silvers. Note that this play was first made into a movie under the name "Chicago" in 1927, and in 2002 it was remade into a movie musical featuring Rene Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Richard Gere, again under the title "Chicago".
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Overall Condition and Pre-Restoration Defects with Quality of Restoration: very good. The poster had pinholes in the corners, with paper loss in the top right blank corner. It had tiny paper loss at the top and bottom crossfolds, with small paper loss at the middle crossfold. It had some creases and slight separation on parts of the foldlines. Overall, the poster was in very good condition prior to linenbacking. The poster was nicely backed, and displays well!
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