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    The Killing (United Artists, 1956) Half Sheet (22" X 28"). This was the first major film for director Stanley Kubrick and featured his first "real" cast as well, headlined by Sterling Hayden. The film centers around the robbery of a race-track and explored another recurring Kubrick theme; that man is fallible and the best laid plans go awry. Posters for this title have recently surged in popularity and become difficult to get. This macabre half sheet no doubt was edgy when first distributed and still retains it's punch with this silent, gruesome depiction of the murderous crime scene. Fine/Very Fine on Paper.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2003
    20th-23rd Thursday-Sunday
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