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    The Magnificent Ambersons (RKO, 1942). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Acclaimed by many critics and Welles aficionados to be the director's finest work, this story of the rise and fall of an upper-class Midwestern family at the turn of the century was Welles' follow-up to Citizen Kane. Based on the novel by Booth Tarkington, the film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture, but lost to Mrs. Miniver. This one sheet features exquisite portraits of the film's stars by renowned American artist Norman Rockwell. Overall, the piece is in nice condition, with warm, rich colors and Rockwell's signature eye for detail. Notice the tagline that says, "From the Man Who Made the Best Picture of 1941" in reference to Welles and Citizen Kane, which was nominated for an Oscar, but did not win. Touchup to pinholes in the corners, fold wear, and a stain in the bottom section near Rockwell's signature. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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    July, 2016
    30th-31st Saturday-Sunday
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