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    The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (UFA, 1943). French Double Grande (63" X 92.5").
    Produced at the UFA studios in Germany, this film was chosen by Nazi director of propaganda, Joseph Goebbels, to celebrate the studio's 25th anniversary. It was selected for its suitability for Germans of the time, as it shed a rather ridiculous light on other nationalities. Baron von M├╝nchausen (1720-97) was an eccentric figure in European history, whose tall tales about his adventures far surpassed those of other national folk heroes. Jean Rene Poissonnie extended the fantasy to the poster campaign, as seen on the French double grande format, with the Baron levitating gallantly above the commoners. Touchup has addressed fold wear, crossfold chips, a small tear in the top and left image area, and a small chip in the bottom and left border. Very Fine- on Linen.


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