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    Ball of Fire (TWF, 1947). First Post-War Release Italian Foglio (27.5" X 39.5") Giorgio Olivetti Artwork.
    Italian artist Giorgio Olivetti creates a dazzling image of stars Gary Cooper and the alluring Barbara Stanwyck for this rare Italian poster. The comedy marks the first on-screen pairing of Cooper and Stanwyck, only months before the release of Frank Capra's Meet John Doe. Listed as #92 on the American Film Institute's 100 Funniest American Films list, Ball of Fire received nominations for four Academy Awards. Professional conservation has addressed fold wear, minor tears and nicks in the border, and some paper loss at the top extending into Gary Cooper's credit. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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