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    The Colditz Story by Enzo Nistri (Globe Films International, 1957). Near Mint. Signed Original Poster Artwork in Gouache on Illustration Board (15.75" X 20.75").
    Starring John Mills and Eric Portman, The Colditz Story is a British film that tells the true story of British officer Pat Reid who escaped from Colditz Castle during World War II. Mills stars as Reid, and the tense image of Reid sneaking through the night in the original artwork offered here was painted by famed Italian artist Enzo Nistri. Never before offered at Heritage, this original painting was created using gouache paints, and it can be seen on locandinas for the film's initial release in Italy in 1957. There a a bit of edge wear on the illustration board, but the painting only shows wear consistent with the production of the piece. Nistri signed the piece in the bottom right corner of the board.


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