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    The Hidden Fortress (Toho, 1958). Japanese B3 (14.5" X 20").
    In this classic film, directed by Akira Kurosawa, two bumbling soldiers (Minoru Chiaki and Kamatari Fujiwara) fall in with rogue general Rokurota Makabe (Toshiro Mifune), who seeks not only a fortune in gold, but to free Princess Yuki (Misa Uehara) from the enemy forces. Taking a cue from John Ford's The Searchers, this picture also provided inspiration to a young George Lucas, who incorporated various elements of plot and character into Star Wars. Kurosawa regular Takashi Shimura, one of Japan's finest actors, also appears in this classic film. Only sold once before, this very rare country of origin poster is in fantastic condition, showing only slight edge wear in the left border and a couple of very light horizontal creases. Folded, Very Fine+.


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