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    La Grande Illusion (R.A.C., R-1946). French Affiche (23.5" X 31.5").
    Celebrated French artist, Bernard Lancy, was able to creatively pierce the real meaning of this triumphal cinematic achievement. His timeless imagery of the flailing "peace" dove caught and bleeding from the barbed wire of the prison camp, while the iron-jawed "Hun" stares from his stilted stance, is stirring. Lancy, the poster artist, knew exactly what Jean Renoir, the film artist knew: who would you hate and fear more--a scrubbed clean blond-haired, blue-eyed boy from Dusseldorf, or an apelike, rapacious brute? Few posters complement their film as well as this. There is only a small fold split in the lower vertical fold. Very Fine+.


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