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    Shoe Shine (Lopert, 1946). Italian 2 - Folio (39.5" X 55").
    One of the classics of Italian neo-realist cinema, this touching film by Vittorio DeSica - who also helmed Bicycle Thief (1948) and Umberto D. (1952) - tells the story of two Italian street children, abandoned by their parents in the wake of World War II, who make a living shining the shoes of American GIs. Their dream of someday owning a white horse is dashed when they are shipped off to a reformatory. Offered here is a beautiful poster from this critically acclaimed movie, featuring art by renowned Italian poster artist Luigi Martinati. In brilliant condition, only some fold wear and a few small holes in the bottom border keep this highly desirable sheet from an even higher grade. Very Fine on Linen.


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