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    The Beard American Theatre Theatrical Play Fillmore Poster BG-19 (Bill Graham, 1966). Michael McClure's play, opening at the Fillmore for only its second ever performance, was the cause of much controversy and outrage in its day. Featuring a "meeting" of Jean Harlow and Billy the Kid in a "blue velvet" afterlife, the sometimes racy dialog caused the actors to be arrested after leaving the stage. So controversial that Bill Graham allowed only one performance at the Fillmore. This first printing was designed by San Francisco artist extraordinaire Wes Wilson. Measures approximately 14" x 20", sleeved by CGC to an overall 16.5" x 22.5". Grade: 9.2

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    June, 2016
    24th-25th Friday-Saturday
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