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    Romeo and Juliet (MGM, 1936). One Sheet (25" X 40.5").
    William Shakespeare's tragic romance has been filmed many times over the years, but no one gave it the "studio" look like MGM. Legendary producer Irving Thalberg cast his wife Norma Shearer in the role of Juliet, and the part earned her a fifth Oscar nomination. Her husband was nominated as producer (Best Picture) even though he died shortly after the film's release. Shearer and John Barrymore are beautifully rendered on this stone litho one sheet. Minimal touch-up has been applied to a tear in the top background, fold wear, cross fold separation with paper loss, and there are extra vertical folds. The poster was trimmed on the borders prior to restoration and the linen backing has been trimmed to that border. Fine+ on Linen.


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