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    Henry V (United Artists, 1945). Insert (14" X 36").
    Laurence Olivier was commissioned by the British government to produce a film that would prove uplifting to the beleaguered English people, now in their fifth year of war with Germany. Olivier originally invited William Wyler to direct, but Wyler declined, telling Olivier, "if it's Shakespeare, it must be you." The opulent costume designs of Roger Furse are showcased on this wonderful insert poster, with Olivier looking suitably regal. The poster has some very minor condition issues, including a few minor edge tears, minor corner bumps, and some marker writing in the lower right corner. It has fantastic color and a very fresh appearance. Rolled, Very Fine+.


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    March, 2009
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