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    Thunderball (United Artists, 1965). Very Fine- on Linen. Italian 4 - Fogli (54.5" X 77"). Averardo Ciriello Artwork.
    Offered only once before, this incredible large format Italian poster features a detailed image by artist Averardo Ciriello that brilliantly captures the allure of James Bond, placing focus on the sex appeal and dangerous nature of Agent 007. Even while receiving what appears to be a sensual massage from a scantily dressed beauty, Bond is still on guard and aware of his surroundings, gun in hand and ready for action. By the time the film was released, the Bond franchise was well established. This chapter upped the ante in almost every respect, with action taking place on land, in the sea, and in the air. Restoration has been applied to fold wear, some tears and creases, pinholes, and small chips, including a couple in Connery's image. Some of these issues are still visible. Unaddressed wear includes mild fold toning, some tape stains, a small amount of writing bleedthrough, as well as unobtrusive stains and smudges. The poster has several tax stamps with ink stamps in the upper right.


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    November, 2019
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