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    My Man Godfrey 1-sheet poster. (Universal, 1936) Vintage original U.S. 27 x 41 in. 1-sheet Style D poster for My Man Godfrey, one of the indisputable top "screwball" comedies of the period. Though no longer married in off-screen life, Carole Lombard and William Powell still mesh perfectly on-screen, and absolutely sparkle here in this classic Depression-era tale of a zany anarchic rich girl who "collects" an apparent homeless man as a scavenger hunt trophy and proceeds to fall in love with him in spite of aggressive resistance from her controlling sister, and polite resistance from the man himself. The Academy recognized the brilliant performances by the principal cast with nominations for Best Actor, Actress, and both Supporting categories. Of the two different style 1-sheet posters created for this wonderful film, this is by far the more rare, and widely considered superior in its more realistic representation of the stars, as the Style 'C' poster is more of a cartoon-type caricature depiction. Poster is archivally linen-backed with moderate sensitive retouching to some of the background and title areas, especially in the lower margin. Now presents as very good to fine condition.

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    December, 2019
    17th Tuesday
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