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    Yokihi (Daiei, 1955). Japanese B2 (20" X 29").
    A truly lovely poster for director Kenji Mizoguchi's meticulous and authentic Japanese period drama. Mizoguchi was hailed as an important director of the "new realism" style and his signature use of "one-scene-one-shot" filming is still studied by young directors That's lovely Machiko Kyo on the poster, brilliant in her role as "Princess Yang Kwei-fei", the peasant girl who becomes the Empress. She would star in her first American film opposite Marlon Brando in The Teahouse of the August Moon just a year later There is a center horizontal fold, some mild edge wear with a tiny tear in the top border, a corner bump in the top left, and some mild surface crinkles. Folded, Fine/Very Fine.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2011
    18th-19th Friday-Saturday
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