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    East of Eden (Warner Brothers, 1955). Italian 4 - Foglio (55" X 77").
    Based on a portion of John Steinbeck's novel of the same name, this film tells the story of Cal Trask (James Dean). Set in Salinas Valley, California as World War I is winding down, young Cal struggles to be loved by his rigid father and to come to terms with why his mother deserted him, all while trying to find himself. This was James Dean's breakout starring role, and the actor is featured here in this show-stopper large format Italian poster. The dramatic, larger-than-life image of Dean is compliments of esteemed Italian poster artist Luigi Martinati. This glorious poster had pinholes in the borders, fold separation with minor paper loss, touchup in the title area and at the folds, and has dust-shadowing in the borders, a small splice by the Warner Brothers logo, edge tears in the borders with few small chips, and tape stains in the lower right border. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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