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    The Misfits (United Artists, 1961). French Grande (47" X 63").
    The final film for both Marilyn Monroe and Clark Gable (who suffered a heart attack just one day after filming concluded), this is the story of a sexy divorcee who takes up with two men, both of whom fall for her. The script was by Monroe's then-husband Arthur Miller, and John Houston was in the director's chair. The French, with the help of artist Roger Soubie, produced a much prettier campaign for this film than the lackluster American effort! This lovely poster, which keeps to the same design as the elusive International release one sheet, with the jigsaw puzzle design, is magnificent in that the colors and design are striking! The poster had some small amount of fold wear but was beautifully restored onto linen. There was a small bit of original overprint in the yellow field above the Gable image. Very Fine on Linen.


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