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    Midnight Cowboy (United Artists, 1969). Polish One Sheet (23" x 32.5"). It is well known in poster collecting that, for any given title, the most offbeat and intriguing sheet will most likely hail from Poland, and this moody masterpiece is no exception. John Schlesinger's film about the unlikely friendship between a wannabe-gigolo Texas rube (John Voight) and a gritty grifter (Dustin Hoffman) was a major success, both critically and financially, and was the first X-rated film to win a Best Picture Oscar. This striking poster, with artwork by Waldemar Swierzy, is actually more representative than many Polish sheets, with a duotone color scheme and simple, graphic artwork. The poster has a light crease in the left border, but is otherwise pristine. Rolled, Near Mint.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2008
    7th-8th Friday-Saturday
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