47 x 63" (120 x 160 cm.)
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BEN-HUR (1959) $500.00 SOLD
Vintage original 63 x 46" (157 x 115 cm.) affiche poster, France. Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Stephen Boyd, Haya Harareet, Hugh Griffith, Martha Scott, Cathy O' Donell, Sam Jaffe, dir: William Wyler: MGM. The epic multiple Oscar-winning MGM remake of their silent epic of a Jewish prince sent into slavery by a Roman friend at the time of Christ. Judah Ben-Hur comes back for revenge in the climatic chariot race.
DOUBLEPATTE ET PATACHON (ca. 1930) $2,000.00 SOLD
Vintage original 47 x 63" (120 x 160 cm.) grande affiche poster, France. A French stock poster for the Danish comedy team Pat and Patachon, who were popular from 1920 through the 1930s. They were immensely popular throughout Europe, and were an odd couple, something like Laurel and Hardy. This poster by Faria is one of the best examples of Art Deco film illustration that we have ever encountered. On linen, NEAR FINE.
FELIANA L'ESPIONNE [FELIANA THE SPY] (1924) $2,000.00 SOLD
Vintage original 60 x 45" (152 x 117 cm.) grande affiche poster, France. Leonce Cargue, France Dhelia, dir: Gaston Roudes; Grandes Productions Cinématographiques. A graphically strong stone litho design for this silent French female spy movie.
LA PASSION DE JEANNE D'ARC [THE PASSION OF JOAN OF ARC] (1928; 1978 RR) $300.00 SOLD
Vintage original 63 x 47" (160 x 119 cm.) grande affiche poster, France. Falconetti, Antoine Artaud, dir: Carl Dreyer; Gaumont.
LA PLACE EST BONNE [THE PLACE IS GOOD] (1930) $1,500.00 SOLD
Vintage original 47 x 63" (120 x 160) grande affiche, France. Yvonne Leduc, Marthe Sarbel, Charles Camus, Armand Bernard, dir: Roger Lion. Delightful poster with art by popular humorist illustrator Chaperon Jean for a delightful early talkie short (39 minutes). A comedy of mistaken identity when the Dutilleuls invite his boss for dinner and fire their maid on the same day. When the boss arrives, he mistakes the mrs. for the maid and she takes on that role, one which she is not prepared for. "Un film parlant français" excited French audiences in this day of early sound film.
LEAVE HER TO HEAVEN [PECHE MORTEL] (1945) $7,500.00 SOLD
Vintage original 47 x 63" (120 x 160 cm.) affiche poster, France. Gene Tierney, Cornel Wilde, Jeanne Crain, Vincent Price, Mary Phillips, dir: John M. Stahl; Twentieth Century Fox. A spectacular presentation for the French release of this classic noir, based on Ben Ames Williams novel. It is one of the few of this genre made in brilliant Technicolor and won the Academy Award for Color Photography. A writer meets a socialite on a train and falls in love with her. She proves to be unreasonably possessive and obsessive over him, so much so that it ruins her relationship with...
QUELQUE PART EN EUROPE [IT HAPPENED IN EUROPE] (1948) $750.00 SOLD
Vintage original 47 x 63" (120 x 160 cm.) poster, France. Artur Somlay, Miklos Gabor, Zsuzsa Banki, Gyorgy Bardy, dir: Geza von Radvanyi; MAFIRT/Dispa. Stunning and modernistic characterization of a child orphan of war by artist Raymond Gid. The film was produced by Hungary's young Communist party and was a masterful bit of heartfelt propaganda. Taking place during the last days of World War II, it is a tale of war orphans and runaways tortured by Nazis who rampage the country living as they can. When they come into a ruined fortress inhabited by a renowned orchestra conductor, he takes...
SHOOT THE PIANO PLAYER [TIREZ SUR LE PIANISTE] (1960) $1,000.00 SOLD
Vintage original 63 x 47" (160 x 120 cm.) poster, France. Charles Aznavour, Marie Dubois, Albert Remy, dir: Francois Truffaut; Cocinor. Famous design by Jonineau Bourduge for this classic French New Wave film -- Truffaut's second feature, adapted from David Goodis' crime novel Down Here.