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Anatomy of a Murder (1959)

Otto Preminger directed this crime drama that was nominated for 7 Oscars. James Stewart abbeers in a few scenes with rare bottles of Bosch. We also spot a nice six pack of cans of the brew from Houghton, Michigan under the bar. Finally, flat top cans of Schlitz and Blatz are observed in the garbage can at the end of …

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Fools’ Parade (1971)

Great cast and great vintage Pabst Blue Ribbon items on display in this dramatic comedy set in the 1930’s. James Stewart, Strother Martin and a young Kurt Russell all abbeer (barely) with a table top quart bottle of PBR. George Kennedy is spotted with a nice neon and 2 other wall signs. We also get a few partial looks at …

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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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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.