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    The Song of Bernadette (20th Century Fox, 1946). Fine+ on Linen. First Post-War Release Italian Foglio (27" X 34"). Norman Rockwell and Alfredo Capitani Artwork.
    Heritage is pleased to present for the first time this elusive Italian poster by artist Alfredo Capitani, whom he credits to Norman Rockwell. It shares the same artwork by Norman Rockwell as the style B one sheet, but is entirely the Italian title work. Set in 1858 France, the story follows Bernadette (Jennifer Jones), an adolescent peasant girl, who has a vision of "a beautiful lady" in the city dump. Townsfolk infer it to be the Virgin Mary, and much furor is raised. Partial touchup has been applied to the folds, pinholes, small chips with splices, and tears. Some of these issues are still visible, as are a few unaddressed stains, a couple of which are tape stains.


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    November, 2019
    23rd-24th Saturday-Sunday
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