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    The Barefoot Contessa (Dear Film, 1955). Italian 4 - Foglio (54" X 76.5").
    At the funeral of a movie actress, three of the men who knew her best reflect upon her influence on their lives. Ava Gardner was never more beautiful and vulnerable than in this moving film by writer/director Joseph Mankiewicz. He borrowed some of the elements in the story from real-life actresses including Jean Harlow and Rita Hayworth and it was rumored that the film was actually written for Hayworth. This poster, with art by Paoli, had a chip off of the upper left corner, minor color touchup to the fold lines and some crossfold tears, some bleed through from the back in one area of the upper and another in the lower panels. The poster also had two small holes to the left of Bogart and Gardner's credits. Very Fine- on Linen.


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    November, 2012
    29th-30th Thursday-Friday
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