Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    The Bad and the Beautiful (MGM, 1953). One Sheet (27" X 41"). A compelling film that casts a jaundiced eye on the inner workings of Hollywood, this hard-hitting picture stars Kirk Douglas as ruthless movie mogul Jonathan Shields whose studio needs a sure-fire hit. He knows he can get one if he can convince actress Gloria Lorrison (Lana Turner), writer James Lee Bartlow (Dick Powell), and director Fred Amiel (Barry Sullivan) to sign on, but there's a problem: he's abused and betrayed each of them in the past, and they all despise the opportunistic businessman. Loosely based on the career of producer David O. Selznick, the film won five Oscars, the most any movie has ever won without taking Best Picture. This exceptional one sheet had pinholes in the corners, as well as pinpoint crossfold separations and a small hole near Douglas's head, but professional restoration has addressed these concerns expertly, making it a poster that any collector will be proud to own. Very Fine on Linen.

    View movie details on IMDB
    View movie details on AllMovie


    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    July, 2008
    11th-12th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 642

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2019 March 23 - 24 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Grey is a true asset to Heritage Auctions and Heritage Auctions are a true asset to the Movie Poster Hobby.
    Jim G.,
    Ray, MI
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Auction #161839 spotlights


    The Amazing Colossal Man (American International, 1957). One Sheet Albert Kallis Artwork
    BID NOW


    Caddyshack (Orion, 1980). Poster
    BID NOW


    Love Me Tender (20th Century Fox, 1956). One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Tarantula (Universal International, 1955). Lobby Card Set of 8
    BID NOW


    The Day of the Triffids (Allied Artists, 1962). Insert. Joseph Smith Artwork
    BID NOW


    The Wedding March (Paramount, 1929). Swedish One Sheet
    BID NOW


    The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (Warner Brothers, 1948). Lobby Card
    BID NOW


    It Came from Outer Space (Universal International, 1953). Title Lobby Card 3-D Style
    BID NOW

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 July 28 - 29 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    2018 July 28 - 29 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,635,845
    Sunday Internet Movie Poster Auction
    Sunday Internet Movie Poster Auction
    REALIZED $49,611.00