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    [Mickey Spillane]: Framed I, the Jury Pressbook. Circa 1953.

    More Information: [Mickey Spillane]: I, the Jury Pressbook, Circa 1953. I, the Jury was the first of the Mike Hammer series to hit the screen. It was originally filmed in 3D, making it one of only three noirs to be so filmed. The film was directed by Harry Essex and produced by Victor Saville's Parklane Pictures and released through United Artists. It starred Biff Elliott as Mike Hammer and Margaret Sheridan as Velda. Spillane was not happy with Victor Saville's efforts at bringing Mike Hammer to the screen and pushed Saville to alter their contract to allow him to write original stories for the screen. In Spillane's archives is a May 2, 1956 letter from producer Robert Fellows states: "Here is the scoop - Saville did such a bad job, that there isn't the excitement there once was about the Spillane books. Un quote." The pressbook has been framed and matted under glass to an overall size of 17 x 23 inches and is in very good condition. From the estate of Mickey Spillane.

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