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    Jerry Lewis Rare Personally Owned Visit to a Small Planet Civil Air Patrol Recruiting Poster (1960). The poster offered here is an exceedingly rare and interesting piece for several reasons. First, it's not a typical movie poster, but a combination poster advertising the 1960 Paramount film and a public service piece used to recruit for the USAF Civil Air Patrol. The great atom-age art is unlike that used for any other Visit to a Small Planet poster, and one like this has never before been offered by Heritage Auctions. Custom framed in light ash hardwood with acid-free bevel-cut gallery matte by City Art galleries in Van Nuys, California, this poster shows Lewis with two young cadets beneath text reading "Civil Air Patrol - on the job training in future citizenship", with the film's credits across the bottom. Excellent condition, with minor scratching and wear to the frame. Includes a signed and handwritten letter of provenance from Jerry's son, Anthony Lewis. COA from Heritage Auctions. From the Anthony Lewis Collection.

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2020
    8th-9th Saturday-Sunday
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