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    The Blue Lagoon/Oliver Twist (Rank,1949). French Affiche Uncut Printer's Proofs (2) (47" X 62").
    Offered in this lot is quite a unique piece, as two French affiche posters, from fantastic films, are printed side by side on the same sheet. A wonderfully romantic embrace is seen taking place on the image from Frank Launder's The Blue Lagoon, featuring Jean Simmons and Donald Houston. Opposite is an illustration from Oliver Twist, in which a pocket is being picked. Starring Robert Newton, Alec Guinness, and Kay Walsh, the film version of the Charles Dickens story was adapted for the screen by director David Lean. On the verso, original writing regarding color levels from the printer can be seen. There is edge wear, pinpoint cross fold separations, fold wear, and bleedthrough from writing on the verso. Folded, Fine/Very Fine.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    16th-17th Saturday-Sunday
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