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    Beauty and the Beast (DisCina, R-1951). French Grande (47" X 63").
    Jean Cocteau directed La Belle et la Bete (Beauty and the Beast) in 1946, when he was known primarily as a poet and a painter. After this film was released, he instantly became known as one of the finest French directors of his era. La Belle et la Bete is now considered one of the best French films ever made. This is the 1951 re-release French grande with magnificent art by Jean-Denis Malcles. Note that in this printing, which used the original art, the printer (or the artist?) added in a touch of red ink to several places, enhancing the already beautiful piece. Very minor signs of handling include edge wear, small tears at the vertical folds, fold wear, pinpoint crossfold separation, and a chip in the upper right corner. Very Fine-.


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    March, 2012
    23rd-24th Friday-Saturday
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