Bette Davis “The Girl from 10th Avenue”
AFI 100 American Movie Poster Classics
Hand pulled lithograph.
Sale Price: $159.00
Gallery Retail: $395.00
“Comes with original publishers certificate of authenticity”
When his fiancée Valentine dumps him, prominent lawyer Geoffrey Sherwood goes on a bender and winds up married to a stranger, Miriam Brady (Bette Davis.) They decide to give their marriage a chance.Their landlady, a one-time Floradora girl, offers to help Miriam become refined. Successful again, Geoffrey is approached (“if only we were free”) by Valentine. Miriam tells Valentine off in no uncertain terms. Geoffrey moves into his club where Valentine’s husband tells him he is a fool to leave Miriam.
The original one-sheet was created in 1935. The lithograph was re-created on a vintage hand-pulled press in affiliation with the American Film Institute’s “100 American Classic Movie Posters,” in 1998.
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