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    She (RKO, 1935). Midget Window Card (8" X 14"). There is perhaps no actress more enigmatic than the star of this fascinating story of a beautiful woman who bathed in flame and lived 500 years. That's Helen Gahagan featured on this exceedingly rare French poster. She was a top Broadway star by twenty-two and a European opera star, but shunned Hollywood after this, her only film, calling Tinseltown "cheesy." Instead she went into politics and waged one of the most infamous senate seat races in the history of American politics between "Tricky Dick" (a phrase she popularized) and "the Pink Lady" (as she was labeled by Nixon). The card has been professionally linen backed and had only a crease in the top right, a bottom left corner bend, and a Dutch censor stamp in the top left. Minimal touchup has this rarity ready to showcase. Fine/Very Fine on Linen. From the Jerry Weist Collection.

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