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    The Pit and the Pendulum by Enzo Nistri (Filmar, 1961). Very Fine. Signed Original Italian Gouache Concept Artwork on Paper (9.5" X 13.5")
    This macabre concept artwork is the basis of the illustration on the Italian 2 - fogli for The Pit and the Pendulum. Adapted from Edgar Allen Poe's short story, this horror film is the second of which Roger Corman directed based on Poe's literature. Among the most prominent of Italian poster designers, Enzo Nistri gained commissions from all of the big name Hollywood studios, creating artwork for such films as Breakfast at Tiffany's, Godzilla, Planet of the Apes, Vertigo, and several more. Both Vincent Price and Barbara Steele are featured prominently in the artwork, along with the titular pit and pendulum. Indications of use include mild creases, faint foxing, and a few light surface scuffs.


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