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    Beauty and the Beast (DisCina, R-1951). French Grande (47" X 63").
    This lovely piece is for the 1951 re-release of perhaps the most beautiful fantasy film ever made. The beautiful young girl on the poster (Josette Day) has sacrificed herself to the hideous beast (Jean Marais) to save her father's life. She yields herself up to the beast, resolute, with closed eyes, awaiting her fate. The Beast, however, has a saddened countenance, brought about by his all-too-human soul. The artwork is very faithful to the original Jean-Denis Malcles 1946 issue. There is older linenbacking and minimal touch-up for fold wear. There are also small edge chips in the borders. Very Fine on Linen.


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