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It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)

James Stewart stars in this holiday classic that features a Schlitz neon sign in the window of ‘Martini’s’ and ‘Nick’s’. There’s also a nice round, indoor sign from “The Beer That Made Milwaukee Famous”.

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Anatomy of a Murder (1959)

James Stewart stars in this crime/drama that was nominated for 7 Oscars. The lone sightings are Schlitz and Blatz flat top cans along with a stinky woman’s shoe poking out of a garbage can.

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Call Northside 777 (1948)

Late 1940’s Chicago is the backdrop for this James Stewart drama that features some outstanding indoor and outdoor signs. Schlitz, Kingsbury, Hamm’s, Ruppert and Budweiser are all represented. We’re also treated to a great Fox DeLuxe neon and cash register bar back. If that wasn’t enough, we’re graced with appearances from the ultra rare Nectar Beer on three different signs. …

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Come Live with Me (1941)

James Stewart appears with an extremely rare cone top can. From what I’ve read it’s generally believed to be a Schlitz. Thanks to beer legends George Theberge and Dan Bora at TheRustyBunch.com for their contributions.