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    The Scarlet Empress (Paramount, 1934). Half Sheet (22" X 28") Style A.
    Draped in scarlet on this very rare half sheet, Marlene Dietrich reigns supreme as the German Princess Sophia Frederica, who became Catherine the Great of Russia. After her arranged marriage to the mad Grand Duke Peter, played brilliantly by Sam Jaffe, Catherine chafes under the restrictions of her aristocratic duties. Delightfully seductive, she finds time to woo several members of the Russian army, including the dashing John Lodge, as Count Alexei. Director Joseph von Sternberg's elaborate set designs and lighting make this historical drama a stunner, with a poster to match. Restoration has addressed tears in the right border that extend slightly into the artwork, small chips in the corners, and touch-up has been applied to the borders and image area. This is a first time offer from Heritage, one that Dietrich fans won't want to miss. Very Good/Fine on Paper.


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