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    La Grande Illusion (R.A.C., 1937). French Double Panel (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 (World War I) and shows the universality of humankind, regardless of nationality, religion, or social class. This original release pre-war French double panel seldom turns up for sale. Prior to restoration, there were pinholes in the corners and borders, fold wear with crossfold separations, a small chip in the title, and a large tear on the left side of the title. Fine+ on Linen.

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