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    Beauty and the Beast (DisCina, 1946). French Grande (47" X 63").
    Jean Cocteau was known primarily as a poet and a painter when he helmed this elegant fairy tale; he instantly became one of the most highly-regarded French directors of his era. The gentle story of a woman (Josette Day) who, in order to save her father, goes to live with a fearsome creature (Jean Marais, in superb make-up), only to find him gentle and humane, more so than many of the folk from the village where she lives. Sublime artwork by Jean-Denis Malcles distinguishes this French grande, a highly coveted sheet for any serious collector. In superb condition, only our strict policy of grading linen-backed posters no higher than VF+ keeps it from a higher grade. Very Fine+ on Linen.


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    November, 2010
    12th-13th Friday-Saturday
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