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    Gate of Hell (Daiei, 1953). Promotional Heralds (5) (7.25" X 10" to 15' X 21"), Program Book (8 pp) (7" X 10"), and Poster (14" X 20")
    This amazingly unique lot contains seven different country-of-origin promotional items for one of the most popular Japanese imports of the 1954-55 American film season. Winner of two Oscars and a Cannes grand prize, the film is an absolutely lush example of the beautiful eye-popping saturated color photography the Japanese started producing in the early 1950s. There are three heralds of various sizes, an eight page program book with gorgeous full color back and front photo covers, a small 14" X 20" poster with three color photo insets, a 10" X 14" flyer with four black and white photo insets, and a 7" X 10" double sided slick paper black and white herald with two photo insets. This is a wonderfully complete mini-archive of this important title. In terrific original condition with only some minor pinholes in the large heralds and some minor edge wear. Very Fine.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2010
    12th-13th Friday-Saturday
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