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    La Grande Illusion (R.A.C., 1937) French (63" X 94"). Almost seventy years after it was made, "La Grande Illusion" remains one of cinema's great achievements. Starring Erich von Stroheim and Jean Gabin, director Jean Renoir focuses on the human relationships that evolve during this "gentlemanly" war and shows the universality of humankind, regardless of nationality, religion, or social class. This original release pre-war French poster is very rare. It is in excellent condition and has had minor fold separation touch-up. The lower right corner has an eight inch tear in it near the artist's name. The colors are brilliant and the restoration work is excellent. Very Fine+ on Linen.

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    July, 2006
    12th-13th Wednesday-Thursday
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