DescriptionDeath Takes a Holiday (Paramount, 1934). Folded, Very Fine. Austrian Three Sheet (49.5" X 111") Schmidt-Forst Artwork. From the Mike Kaplan Collection.
Never before offered at Heritage, this is the only known copy of this Austrian three sheet. Fredric March stars as the Grim Reaper and decides to take on human form and spend some time amongst mortals to discover why they fear him. He vacations for a few days as the house guest of Duke Lambert. During this time, despite disasters and accidents, no one dies anywhere on earth. The Reaper (March) falls in love with Grazia (Evelyn Venable), who in turn falls for him and decides to sacrifice her own humanity for love. This stone litho poster shows only slight creases, minute tears, a few faint smudges, and a small chip in the upper right border. Please note that although this poster has been folded, it will be shipped rolled.
Estimate: $10,000 - $20,000.
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