Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Alice in Wonderland (Paramount, 1933). Half Sheet (22" X 28").
    Paramount threw all that it could into this epic Pre-code adaptation of Lewis Carroll's curious children's tales. They brought in the screenwriting talents of the great Joseph L. Mankiewicz and William Cameron Menzies, and spent five months cycling through 7,000 suitors for the role of Alice, which included a young Betty Grable, Ida Lupino, and Paulette Goddard among the throngs. Charlotte Henry won the part, of course, and played opposite everyone from Gary Cooper to Louise Fazenda, but still the studio lost its shirt at the box office - perhaps having something to do with the fact that the principal stars were basically unrecognizable under the fantastic makeup and costuming. Maybe if the movie itself had been as colorful as its astonishing original half sheet, it would have been more successful! Heritage is absolutely privileged to present this piece. We have never seen this half sheet previously, as almost all of the larger paper for this title is non-existent. Alice, the White Rabbit, the Cheshire Cat, Tweedles Dee and Dum, and the whole motley crew are present and accounted for. Professional restoration has addressed some creases and surface scuffs in the interior, in addition to a half-inch trim in the top border, and a one-inch trim (up to the edge of the image area) in the side and bottom borders. The borders and white background have been airbrushed, and the credits and parts of the image area have receive some color enhancement. Very Good on Paper.


    View movie details on IMDB
    View movie details on AllMovie


    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    July, 2018
    28th-29th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 369

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    20% of the successful bid (minimum $19) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2019 March 23 - 24 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Grey is a true asset to Heritage Auctions and Heritage Auctions are a true asset to the Movie Poster Hobby.
    Jim G.,
    Ray, MI
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Auction #161845 spotlights


    The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (Bryanston, 1974). One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Rough House Rosie (Paramount, 1927). Jumbo Lobby Card
    BID NOW


    The Man in the White Suit (BEF, 1953). Australian Daybill
    BID NOW


    Who Leads the National Army! (Triangle, 1917). One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Won in the Clouds (Universal, 1928). Three Sheet
    BID NOW


    The New Adventures of Tarzan (Burroughs-Tarzan-Enterprise, 1935). Stock One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Little Miss Broadway (20th Century Fox, 1938). Window Card
    BID NOW


    North by Northwest (MGM, 1959). Lobby Card
    BID NOW

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 November 17 - 18 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    2018 November 17 - 18 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $1,602,103
    Sunday Internet Movie Poster Auction
    Sunday Internet Movie Poster Auction
    REALIZED $41,655.80