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    The Big Heat (Columbia, 1954). Folded, Very Fine-. Italian Locandina (12.5" X 27.75") Anselmo Ballester Artwork.
    Perhaps the most striking artwork issued to promote the film and assuredly one of the most evocative Italian images produced for a film noir classic, Heritage is pleased to offer this piece for the first time. Italian artist Anselmo Ballester expertly captures the gritty essence of the film on this magnificent Italian locandina, depicting Glenn Ford in a guarded pose with Gloria Grahame clinging to him for life and the malevolent Lee Marvin leering in the upper left corner. Fritz Lang, German creator of Metropolis and M, directs this dark and chilling crime drama that showcases Ford's tough guy image. The poster displays slight fold wear, light creases, unobtrusive faint stains, and a lift in the gloss on the left side. There is a small ink stamp next to the lift, and stamps in the imprint area and lower border. There are a couple of pieces of paper tape on the verso.


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    November, 2019
    23rd-24th Saturday-Sunday
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