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    Human Desire (Columbia, 1955). Italian 2 - Fogli (39.75" X 55") Anselmo Ballester Artwork.
    Fritz Lang directs this remake of Jean Renoir's 1938 La bete Humaine, a film that was based on the novel by Emile Zola. This sordid, often bleak melodrama tells the story of a married woman (Gloria Grahame) who's trying to get rid of her obsessively jealous husband (Broderick Crawford) with the aid of a train engineer (Glenn Ford). Artist Anselmo Ballester lent his masterly talents to this poster, depicting Grahame shrinking back in terror, accentuated with bright, electric hued colors. Touchup has been applied to the folds, pinholes, and a minor chip in the lower crossfold. There were two small chips in Gloria Grahame's arm and dress. Still visible is a collector's stamp in the lower right corner. Very fine- on Linen.


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    November, 2017
    18th-19th Saturday-Sunday
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