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    Dark Victory (Warner Brothers, 1946). Fine on Linen. First Post-War Release Italian Foglio (27" X 39") Luigi Martinati Artwork.
    In one of the classic women's pictures of the 1930s, Bette Davis plays a socialite afflicted with a terminal brain tumor. Along the way she must deal with the two men in her life, played by George Brent and Humphrey Bogart. This was a real departure for Bogart from his usual gangster roles and in fact, was a throwback to his early days on Broadway where he played romantic leads. This Italian poster with its portrait of Davis by Luigi Martinati strikes just the right chord of melancholy. Professional restoration has addressed fold wear, pinholes, minor tears, and a few small chips in the borders and folds. There was also some paper loss from the right border extending into Davis' cheek that is now no longer visible. Fine on Linen.


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