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    Beauty and the Beast (DisCina, R-1951). French Grande (47" X 63"). Jean Cocteau directed La Belle et la Bete (Beauty and the Beast) in 1946, when he was known primarily as a poet and a painter. After this film was released, he instantly became one of the finest French directors of his era. La Belle et la Bete is now considered one of the best French films ever made. This is the 1951 re-release French Grande for this film with magnificent art by Jean-Denis Malcles. Note that in this printing, which used the original art, the printer (or the artist?) added in a touch of red ink to several places which is an actual improvement over the original poster! The poster is mounted on linen, and is in superb condition, with just minor crossfold touch-up. Very Fine+ on Linen.

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    July, 2007
    20th-21st Friday-Saturday
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