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    Yokihi (Daiei, 1955). Japanese B2 (20" X 26").
    Kenji Mizoguchi was one of the greatest Japanese cinema auteurs, alongside Akira Kurosawa and Yasujiro Ozu. This is one of only two films he made in color, and this gorgeous country-of-origin Japanese B2 poster is saturated in the same dense color as the film. It's a tragic tale along the My Fair Lady storyline with a peasant girl becoming Empress after the Emperor falls in love with her. With far different graphics from the more often seen Speed counterpart, this B2 features colorful portraits of the two stars, and a row of smaller portraits of the supporting cast at the bottom. A full bleed poster with only minor edge wear with rice paper on the verso at the edges, and a chip in the top right corner. Devotees of Japanese cinema will be proud to own this beauty. Fine/Very Fine.


    Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500.

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    November, 2010
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