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    The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (Warner Brothers, 1939). Three Sheet (41" X 81").
    Based loosely on the real lives of Queen Elizabeth I and her court favorite, Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, this top production is directed by Michael Curtiz and stars Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, and Bette Davis, in flaming Technicolor red hair, as the Queen herself. A prestige picture for Warner Brothers, the outstanding supporting cast includes Vincent Price, Alan Hale, and Donald Crisp, and was nominated for five Academy Awards. Davis gives a performance of a lifetime, using her full range of emotion, controlled anger, and signature mannerisms to portray the psychologically distraught queen. This three sheet, with its stunning portrait of powerhouses Davis and Flynn, had only fold wear, and a small tear at the bottom fold, which have been addressed with professional restoration. This is simply a gorgeous and rarely seen poster from one of Warner Brothers' best films. Very Fine on Linen.


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