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    Vertigo (Paramount, R-1961). International One Sheet (27" X 41") International Version. It was on Vertigo that Alfred Hitchcock invented the famous "counter-zoom" technique that gave the thrilling impression of Jimmy Stewart's fear of heights, a camera trick that has become part of the grammar of the cinema, including being famously used by Steven Spielberg in Jaws. The classic "Vertigo" design by Saul Bass - Kim Novak being thrown from the tower, James Stewart having a psychological breakdown, and, best of all, Alfred Hitchcock's portrait are featured on this early reissue poster. The poster is in excellent condition, with crossfold separations, several small tears in the image area, and minor edge wear prior to linen-backing. A great poster for one of Hitch's greatest films -- what more could you ask for? Very Fine on Linen.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2008
    11th-12th Friday-Saturday
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