THE HOUR BEFORE DAWN, Original Vintage Movie Poster starring Veronica Lake

Hour before the dawn LB

THE HOUR BEFORE DAWN, 1944. Original 1 Sheet (27 x 40” / 88 x 131 cm) folded Movie Poster starring starring Franchot Tone, Veronica Lake, John Sutton. Directed by Frank Tuttle this wartime movie based on Somerset Maugham’s novel features Veronica Lake as an Austrian spy who marries a British man to assist in Hitler’s planned invasion of England.  A moody pose for Veronica Lake this time cast with her hair up following pressure from American factory supervisors who complained that her trademark “peekaboo” hairstyle, mimicked by so many of her fans, was causing too many accidents on the factory floors.   

This folded poster was in good original condition but required moderate fold line retouching during Linen Backing.  For more information on linen backing please click here

Condition C7. Sold $500 Linen Backed

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