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    East of Eden (Warner Brothers, 1955). Italian Locandina (13" X 27.5"). This was the debut film that brought James Dean to the attention of the world and the only film released while he was still alive. The screenplay was based on a portion of John Steinbeck's great novel of the same name. Released in 1955, the same year as Dean's "Rebel Without a Cause," this movie featured the actor in his sullen prime and was one of the films responsible for the cult that grew up around him. Dean's performances in both movies would establish him as an icon for the youthful discontent for decades to come. This Italian locandina has very light fold wear, small stains on the left edge, a few small wrinkles, and a crease in the credits. There are pinholes in the borders and field, with some slightly enlarged. The poster has been mounted on linen and professionally restored, giving it a very clean appearance. Italian artist Martinati did the beautiful artwork of Dean and Julie Harris. Very Fine+ on Linen.

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    March, 2007
    30th-31st Friday-Saturday
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