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    The Long, Long Trailer Original Main Title Art. Acquired directly from Pacific Title, this glass title from the 1953 comedy starring Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz has been hand-painted on glass and professionally matted and framed with background art. The movie was directed by Vincente Minnelli and produced by MGM, but the studio was uncertain that moviegoers would pay to see the couple in a film when they could see them for free on TV every week. Arnaz bet the studio $25,000 that the film would become the highest-grossing comedy to date -- and he won. At 33" x 24", the dazzling piece is in Very Fine condition. From the Pacific Title Art Collection.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2010
    17th Saturday
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