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    The Sign of the Cross (Paramount, 1932). Fine- on Linen. Full-Bleed Three Sheet (39.75" X 79.5").
    Directed with all the pomp and circumstance director Cecil B. DeMille could muster, this was the third in his Biblical trilogy, following The Ten Commandments and The King of Kings. Starring Fredric March, Claudette Colbert, Charles Laughton, and a literal cast of thousands, it was also his first major hit of the sound era. Making its first appearance at Heritage, this is the only three sheet Heritage knows to have surfaced from this extravagant production of Biblical proportions. The beautiful stone litho poster once showed edge and fold wear, fold separations, pinholes, and tears into the interior. Prior to restoration, the three sheet also had paper loss in Elissa Landi's arm, in the right background next to the credits, and in the upper left background. Still visible is some faint staining that has been partially addressed. Fine- on Linen.


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    March, 2019
    23rd-24th Saturday-Sunday
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