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    Cleopatra (Paramount, 1934). Insert (14" X 36").
    Cecil B. DeMille, master of the sweeping epic, directs Claudette Colbert as history's most alluring ruler in this opulent 1934 treasure. Colbert, as the Queen of Egypt, expertly employs her sensuality to manipulate Roman rulers Julius Caesar (Warren William) and Marc Antony (Henry Wilcoxon). Ms. Colbert was at the height of her fame in 1934; she also appeared in Imitation of Life and It Happened One Night, for which she won a Best Actress Academy Award, in addition to this landmark picture. With a seductive stare and glorious headdress, Colbert is a woman not be tangled with on this absolutely amazing insert. Before being paper backed, this poster displayed only small tears in the right and left border, light fold wear, and two small chips in the top border. Minor touch up to the headdress has been expertly applied, making this an outstanding piece for any serious collector. Fine+ on Paper.


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