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    The Thief of Bagdad (London Film, 1946). French Grande (46.75" X 63") Marcel Jeanne Artwork.
    This opulent retelling of a familiar tale, starring Conrad Veidt as Jaffar, Sabu as Abu, and Rex Ingram as the Djinn, garnered three well-deserved Academy Awards, for Best Color Art Direction, Best Color Cinematography, and Best Special Effects. Although plagued with production problems, including a forced relocation from Great Britain to Hollywood due to the Blitz, and producer Alexander Korda's hiring and firing of six different directors, the result is a masterful piece of filmmaking, as enjoyable today as it was nearly seventy years ago. This exceptional French grande features some fantastic artwork of Sabu and Rex Ingram by Marcel Jeanne. This beautiful poster has pinholes in the borders, small crossfold chips, a few tears in the borders, and a tear from the top border into the background with a chip. There is edge wear in the upper left and top borders with small nicks and a sliver a paper loss. Restoration has addressed some of these issues and there has been touchup to the folds. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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    November, 2016
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