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    Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb (Columbia, 1964). Half Sheet (22" X 28").
    Few film poster designers have a more varied and interesting history than award winning Tomi Ungerer. His design for Dr. Strangelove is both subtle and effective. Using a minimalist approach, this terrific half sheet makes bold political statements with nothing more than duo-tone colors and line drawing. The images of the split-globe of the USSR / US, the endless stream of bombers flowing from infinity to the foreground, and the clever device of an obviously drunken female draped over the shoulder of the Russian president while he decides the fate of the world, are as much fun as the film itself. A high grade poster with only small edge tears, soft folds, minor surface creases, faint smudges in the top right, and paper tape on the verso. Folded, Fine/Very Fine.


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    November, 2010
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