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    Awful Truth (Columbia, 1937). Half Sheet (22" X 28"). Legend has it that director Leo McCarey asked Irene Dunne and Cary Grant to improvise much of the dialogue since there was no firm script. Grant was so intimidated by this prospect that he asked to be replaced on the film. McCarey wouldn't let him out of the contract and the rest is history. This film was nominated for six Academy Awards and to this day is seen as the film in which Grant solidified the persona that would become Cary Grant. Very Fine. Rolled.

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2003
    6th-10th Thursday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
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