Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Conquest (MGM, R-1947) Japanese B3 (14" X 20"). Greta Garbo and Charles Boyer starred in this version of the historical romance between Napoleon and Polish countess Marie Walewska. Marie was coaxed by the politicians of Poland to use her charms to convince Napoleon to give the country some independence. The poster gives the U.S. title as "Marie Walewska" which was the films original work title. When the film was finally released in the U.S., the title was changed to "Conquest". This poster was released between 1947 and 1948, the first two years of the MPEA (Motion Picture Export Association). The MPEA was set up in 1946 after the end of the war, to help spread the release of American made movies in occupied Japan, both new releases and movies that had not been released before the war. This is the first Japanese release for this movie. It printed in the slightly smaller size B3 format still due to wartime paper rationing which was not lifted until the early 1950s. The poster exhibits lots of foxing throughout and was folded in half at one time. Fine.

    Please see full-color, enlargeable images above for more details.

    View movie details on IMDB
    View movie details on AllMovie


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    March, 2005
    17th-18th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 224

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    15% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold on Mar 17, 2005 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2022 March 26 - 27 Movie Posters Signature® Auction .

    Learn about consigning with us

    Grey is a true asset to Heritage Auctions and Heritage Auctions are a true asset to the Movie Poster Hobby.
    Jim G.,
    Ray, MI
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Auction #162143 spotlights


    Jaws (Universal, 1975). Very Fine on Linen. One Sheet
    BID NOW


    You Only Live Twice (United Artists, 1967). Fine+ on Linen. One Sheet
    BID NOW


    The Wizard of Oz (MGM, R-1949). Folded, Fine/Very Fine. One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Action in the North Atlantic (Warner Bros., 1943). Folded, Fine/Very Fine. One Sheet
    BID NOW


    First Spaceship on Venus (Crown International, 1962). Folded, Fine/Very Fine. One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Some Like It Hot (United Artists, 1959). Fine/Very Fine on Linen. One Sheet
    BID NOW


    The Great Escape (United Artists, 1963). Fine+ on Linen. One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Jailhouse Rock (MGM, 1957). Folded, Very Fine-. Window Card
    BID NOW

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search