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    The Song of Bernadette (20th Century Fox, 1943). Very Fine on Linen. One Sheet (27.5" X 41.25") Style B, Norman Rockwell Artwork.
    In 1858 France, Bernadette (Jennifer Jones), an adolescent peasant girl, has a vision of "a beautiful lady" near her home village of Lourdes. Townsfolk infer it to be the Virgin Mary, and much furor is raised. As Bernadette attracts wider and wider attention, the phenomenon overtakes everyone in the the town, and transforms their lives, while the church wants nothing to do with it. Jennifer Jones made her "comeback" with this film (after acting under her real name of Phyllis Isley), and won an Oscar for her role. Offered here is the B-style poster which is by far the more desirable sheet with its Norman Rockwell artwork. Professional restoration has corrected slight edge and fold wear, pinholes, a few small tears, and a couple of minor chips. Light touchup has been applied to the title and a vertical crease on the right side, and there is a minute bit of unaddressed paper loss in the left border. Very Fine on Linen.


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    July, 2019
    27th-28th Saturday-Sunday
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