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    Spartacus (Universal International, 1960). German Lobby Displays (7) (17.75" X 24").
    So impressed with Stanley Kubrick on the set of Paths of Glory was Kirk Douglas that the star insisted Kubrick direct Spartacus. Douglas also hired Dalton Trumbo to write the script, breaking the ban on the Hollywood Ten that had been established during the McCarthy hearings on Anti-Communism. Never before offered through Heritage, these incredible German lobby displays showcase the masterful work of artist Reynold Brown. Each features a highly detailed and colorful portrait image of key actors in the film, including Kirk Douglas, Jean Simmons, John Gavin, Peter Ustinov, Laurence Olivier, Charles Laughton, and Tony Curtis. Upon production, the displays were backed on a board with two holes near the upper edge for hanging. They show some signs of use, including minor edge wear, corner bumps, light unobtrusive stains, and small border lifts. The Douglas display has a gouge in the image to the right of the title, Olivier has a small chip in the upper and lower border, and Ustinov has small scuffs in the title. Very Fine-.


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    November, 2014
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