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    Gilda (Columbia, 1946). French Double Grande (63" X 93").
    Renowned French designer Boris Grinsson knocked it out of the park with this design of Rita Hayworth in her most important role. As Gilda, Hayworth portrayed the ultimate femme fatale, luring men into their demise through her raw sexuality. In this particular case, one of the men was her ex (Glenn Ford), and the other is the man who's now her husband and her ex's employer (George Macready). An atmosphere of jealousy and doom threatens to tear down the two men's business and personal relationship as Gilda sings, dances and provokes them into a final confrontation. Gilda was a highlight of the film noir genre, a genre recognized early on by the French and epitomized by this incredible image. The poster combines both aspects of the US campaign; that of Gilda reclining amidst the swirling smoke of her cigarette and another image of her being slapped by Ford as he can't stand her treachery. The poster has had minimal touch up to the fold lines where there were a few tiny bits of paper loss at center points. There was also a slight wrinkle in the lower left corner of the paper when it was printed. There were a few crossfold tears, a tear at the lower area of the posters mid-section and another on the lower right edge that just goes into the background. This is one of the best posters ever created for this pivotal title. Very Fine on Linen.




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