Idiot's Delight (C.E.I. Film, 1948). Folded, Fine/Very Fin...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionIdiot's Delight (C.E.I. Film, 1948). Folded, Fine/Very Fine. First Post-War Release Italian 2 - Fogli (39" X 55").
Heritage is pleased to present this poster for the first time. In the days leading up to World War II, a disparate group of travelers is gathered at an inn in the Italian Alps. The only one unaffected by the ramifications of the upcoming war is Harry Van (Clark Gable), the leader of an all-girl vaudevillian group. Gable sings and dances for the only time in his career in the great "Puttin' on the Ritz" number. The film co-stars MGM beauty in blonde wig, Norma Shearer. This first time offering is a lovely Italian poster released for the first time after that end of the war. Indications of handling include slight fold wear and separation, some edge wear, pinholes, and a couple of surface scuffs in the image. Also apparent are small chips and tears, as well as toning. There is a piece of archival tape on the verso bracing a tear.
Estimate: $1,500 - $3,000.
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