SNIPER, THE (1952) Set of 27 photos

$750.00

[Hollywood]: Columbia Pictures, 1952. Set of twenty-seven (27) vintage original 8 x 10″ (20 x 25 cm.) black-and-white print still photos. Fourteen have photographer and studio stamps, and 10 have printed descriptive text on verso, one has a mended tear at top, a few have a poster exchange blind stamp, overall near fine or better.

Silver, Ward, Ursini, Porfirio, p. 2711: “A mentally disturbed young man, Eddie Muller [Arthur Franz] feels compelled to kill… Breaking down, he shoots men from rooftops throughout the city… THE SNIPER possesses a visual force reminiscent of director Edward Dmytryk’s earlier noir efforts, including MURDER MY SWEET, CROSSFIERE and CORNERED.”

Code numbers:

  • D-8062-7;
  • P10, 12, 16, 24, 39, 43, 44, 46, 48, 49, 51, 56, 62, 65, 71, 80, 81, 85, 91, 105, 126, 131;
  • X501, 502, 508, 509.
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