MAY 2012

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DEVIL'S DAUGHTER, THE (1939) $450.00

Vintage original 11 x 14" (28 x 35 cm.) title lobby card, USA. Nina Mae McKinney, Jack Carter, Ida Jones, Hamtree Harrington, dir: Arthur H. Leonard; Sack Amusement. This rare title does not appear on the list of classic features for Hollywood's Golden Year, having been released in theatres for "all colored cast"-films only and now forgotten. Its star of Hallelujah! fame -- Nina Mae McKinney -- is well remembered, however. One of the film goddesses of her genre, she was an accomplished singer, dancer and actress who had a nice film career during the 1930s and 40s and continued...

REAR WINDOW (1954) $3,000.00

Vintage original 14 x 36" (35 x 91 cm.) insert poster, USA. James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter, dir: Alfred Hitchcock; Paramount. The story of an apartment-bound man who takes an interest in the many neighbors living in the building behind him, including the revelation of a murder.

An interesting aspect which helped create the world in which James Stewart's character lived, is that all of the sounds were "live" -- all dialogue, the sounds of people, autos and all music cues, were sounds which were live within the story. Just another wonderful Hitchcock touch.

Minor border wear repaired and...


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