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    The Thief of Bagdad (Eclair Journal, 1946). First Post-War Release French Half Grande (31" X 47").
    This opulent retelling of a familiar tale stars the considerable talents of Conrad Veidt as Jaffar, Sabu as Abu, and Rex Ingram as the Djinn. As one of the most visually stunning pictures of that year, the film garnered three well-deserved Academy Awards, for Best Color Art Direction, Best Color Cinematography, and Best Special Effects. Although plagued with production problems, the result is a masterful piece of filmmaking, as enjoyable today as it was nearly seventy years ago. This lovely stone litho half grande, the first Heritage has ever offered, has slight edge and fold wear, pinholes into the interior, and a couple of small border tears. There is some toning, a bit of writing bleedthrough in the upper background, and the poster also has a few minor paper lifts in the image and pieces of paper tape on the verso. Folded, Fine/Very Fine.


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    July, 2018
    28th-29th Saturday-Sunday
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