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    Sirocco (Columbia, 1951). Italian 2 - Folio (39" X 55").
    Set in Damascus, Syria, Humphrey Bogart stars as casino owner and gun runner Harry Smith. Lacking political convictions, Smith nevertheless is caught between the French forces and Syrian rebels in their battle for weapons and control of the city. But the real trouble begins when Bogart romances French Colonel Lee J. Cobb's mistress Marta Toren. Anselmo Ballester created one of the most spectacular posters for this title, in beautiful vivid color. There were pinholes in the corners, light edge wear, fold wear, and pinpoint crossfold separations. The piece has had expert restoration work and the original tax stamps are still attached above Toren's shoulder. This will be a stunning highlight to any collection. Very Fine on Linen.




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    July, 2009
    23rd-25th Thursday-Saturday
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