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    The Bicycle Thief (ENIC, 1948). Italian 2 - Folio (39" X 55").
    Based on the novel by Luigi Bartolini, this touching and heartbreaking classic film is a poignant look at the hardships endured by Italians during the post-war years. Acclaimed director Vittorio DeSica created several neo-realist films (Shoeshine, Two Women, Miracle in Milan) that attempted to show ordinary people dealing with suffering in a manner that was true to life. Considered his masterpiece, this beloved film deserves an equally brilliant poster, and this country-of-origin two folio is it, with artwork by Ercole Brini. The poster had fold wear, crossfold separations with minor chips, edge wear at the bottom, an extra horizontal crease, and corner pinholes. Restoration has addressed these issues, and the poster now displays very well. Very Fine on Linen.


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    July, 2009
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