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    Cleopatra (20th Century Fox, 1963). Six Sheet (81" X 81").
    "Lavish" hardly even begins to describe this enormous production, which began life as a modest $2 million movie, but, by the time all was said and done, ballooned to $44 million (including $194,800 for star Elizabeth Taylor's 65 costumes, the most ever spent on outfits for a single actress to that point), and involved thousands of actors and extras, and over three years of production. The result was one of the most visually spectacular films in history, and one that is still enormously popular. Richard Burton and Rex Harrison starred opposite Taylor, as Marc Antony and Julius Caesar, respectively, and the film claimed four Oscars and an additional five nominations. Offered here is a spectacular six sheet, a big poster for a big movie. It shows slight edge wear, as well as a Dutch museum stamp in the upper right corner, but aside from these slight flaws, presents very nicely. Very Fine+.


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