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    The Bicycle Thief (Ente Nazionale Industrie Cinematografiche (ENIC), 1948). (40" X 60"). The recipient of international acclaim, Vittorio de Sica's masterwork, "The Bicycle Thief," is a treasure of world cinema. De Sica tells a simple story, using a mix of non-actors and actors, about the lives of ordinary people and the social problems they faced in the aftermath of World War II. This landmark Italian neorealist drama became one of the most widely acclaimed European movies of all time, and even received a special Academy Award as "most outstanding foreign film," seven years before that Oscar category existed. Oddly this rare large format, post Academy Awards, poster seems to be selling the film as a romantic comedy as seen by the image of the bicycle with the lady's legs. Rolled, Fine/Very Fine.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2004
    17th Saturday
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