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    The Bicycle Thief (Ente Nazionale Industrie Cinematografiche (ENIC), 1948). Italian Photobusta Set of Eleven (13.5" X 19").
    The recipient of international acclaim, Vittorio de Sica's Italian Neorealist masterwork, The Bicycle Thief, is a treasure of the world cinema. Unable to get studio funding for the film, De Sica financed the film with the help of his friends. This film won awards from the British Film Academy and the New York Film Critics, as well as the Academy Award for Best Foreign Film. Included in this lot is a near perfect, complete set of the original release photobustas including the original distribution envelope. The wonderful set pictures scenes from the tender classic, complemented by the great border art of Italian poster artist, Carlantonio Longi. Very Fine/Near Mint.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2010
    12th-13th Friday-Saturday
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