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    Casablanca (Warner Brothers, 1946). First Post-War Japanese B3 (14.25" X 20").
    This very rare Japanese poster is a first time offer for Heritage. After Japan surrendered in 1945, the US set up bases and began an occupation of the island which lasted until 1952. During that time, American films were distributed heavily and this blockbuster was no exception. We have previously sold a Premiere style poster for this first release but this is the first time we have seen this scarce style. Against the war-torn backdrop of Casablanca, Bogart and Bergman rekindle a romance amidst political intrigue, corruption and murder, in a film considered to be one of the finest of all time. The picture went on to win the Oscar for Best Picture, Director and Screenplay. To the surprise of no one, Bogart received his first nomination for Best Actor. The poster has only one horizontal fold and pinholes in the corners. Folded, Very Fine+.


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    November, 2017
    18th-19th Saturday-Sunday
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