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    Yojimbo (Toho, 1961). Polish One Sheet (23" X 32"). Great poster art can sometimes be defined as to how successfully an artist expresses the central idea of a two hour film in a single image. Here is one that succeeds. It's Polish award winner Eryk Lipinski's simple, but expressive drawing of the gangster son Unosuke's rare revolver versus the old school Samurai sword of Sanjuro, with the Japanese sun motif dominating them both. Lipinski is a story in himself; an artist imprisoned in Auschwitz for cleverly falsifying German documents while fighting the Nazi regime. Don't overlook this gem of a poster in a great grade, for Kurosawa's most entertaining film. There is slight edge wear, small tears in the top and left borders, and a tear in the center of the bottom border. Rolled, Very Fine-.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2008
    11th-12th Friday-Saturday
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