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    The Seven Samurai (Toho, R-1960s). Lobby Card Set of 8 (11" X 13.5").
    The year 1954 was a turning point for the venerable Toho studios in Japan. They gambled, and gambled big. They poured money into two films, an epic film about a Gojira...a combination of a gorilla and a whale (known in the U.S. as Godzilla), and this landmark Akira Kurosawa-directed film about a group of unemployed Samurai warriors. Country-of-origin posters are highly sought by ardent collectors of these titles. This lobby card set from the most beloved and critically acclaimed Kurosawa film is challenging to find. It's filled with images of the brilliant Toshiro Mifune in all his warrior glory. An excellent opportunity to own a true piece of important cinema history. Signs of handling include a scratch near Mifune's helmet on one card, and pinholes and creasing in the corners of all cards. Very Fine-.


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