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    La Bête Humaine (Lux Compagnie Cinématographique de France, 1938). Fine/Very Fine on Linen. French Double Grande (62.75" X 92.75").
    This fantastic piece features images of Jean Gabin and Simone Simon embracing, as a train passes in the background. Based on a novel by the same name, French director Jean Renoir's La Bête Humaine is a tragic tale of a love triangle gone wrong. Fritz Lang would later remake the film, in which he copied many of Renoir's most visually striking shots. Restoration has been applied to address fold wear and separations, pinholes, as well as chips and tears at the folds. Still visible is light edge wear, unobtrusive stains, and fold toning. Some of the theater and distributor text and logos have been printed over, however this does not affect the grade.


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    November, 2019
    23rd-24th Saturday-Sunday
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