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    King of Kings (Pathé, 1927). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Cecil B. DeMille's epic tale of the life of Jesus Christ had an auspicious premiere on May 18, 1927 at the grand opening of the famed Grauman's Chinese Theater. H. B. Warner stars as Jesus, with Dorothy Cumming, Ernest Torrence, and James Neill rounding out the cast. Intelligently told, the film has many deeply moving moments such as the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus's healing of the lame, and his crucifixion on the cross. The spectacular ending sequence of the Resurrection was filmed in Technicolor. Demille's studio produced several different styles of one sheets for this epic, including this beautiful stone litho of "Maria & the Little Blind Girl." The poster had two chips in the right border, a small chip and tear in the top border, fold wear, and a tape stain in the title. With the excellent restoration, this poster has a gorgeous appearance. Very Fine- on Linen.


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    July, 2009
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