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    Vertigo (Paramount, 1958). One Sheet (27" X 41") Saul Bass Artwork.
    Considered one of his highest achievements, Alfred Hitchcock's dizzying thriller weaves deception, terror, and obsession together in a deadly web of lies, with James Stewart and Kim Novak trapped directly at its center. This downward spiral of events follows Stewart as John "Scottie" Ferguson, a detective with a crippling case of acrophobia, and his emotional freefall after investigating the bizarre behavior of an old college friend's wife, Madeline (Novak). Taking a cue from the title, Saul Bass' spinning imagery makes this poster one of the most iconic illustrations of the genre, jumping to the #3 spot on Premier Magazine's list of "The Best 25 Movie Posters Ever." This fan favorite piece has only had professional touchup to the folds, pinholes in the borders, and small tears. There was a vertical surface cut in the left background, and the poster has color enhancement to the orange background. The linen has been trimmed to the borders at the top and bottom, and nearly to the borders on the sides. Fine+ on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    July, 2018
    28th-29th Saturday-Sunday
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