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    All About Eve "Aged in Wood" hand painted theater marquee poster gifted to Debbie Reynolds by Bette Davis. (TCF, 1950) Vintage original 62 x 36.5 in. hand painted poster seen in the Joseph Mankiewicz written and directed classic film All About Eve. Accomplished in tempera paint with pasteup paper title elements. Featuring a caricature of Bette Davis as "Margot Channing" in character as a Southern Belle for the fictitious Broadway play that Channing's obsessive fan "Eve Harrington" (Anne Baxter) attends at every performance. Instantly recognizable and highly visible in the lobby at the front of the theater. Exhibiting expert retouching to titles and figure outline in the image. One of only two such examples known to have survived production, this poster was gifted to Reynolds by her friend Bette Davis. In vintage very good condition.

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    October, 2017
    7th Saturday
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