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    Le Mepris (Cocinor, 1963). Full-Bleed French Grande (44.5" X 62.25") Gilbert Allard Artwork.
    Released in the United States under the title Contempt, this film chronicles the destruction of the marriage of Camille (Brigitte Bardot) and Paul (Michel Piccoli), with Jack Palance co-starring as the vulgar American homewrecker. At 29 years old, Bardot was at the peak of her beauty and popularity. The French grande, with its scintillating portrait of Bardot by Gilbert Allard, is a country-of-origin masterpiece. This alluring poster has had light touchup to the folds, and still shows some unaddressed pinholes. The linen has been trimmed to the border, but does not intrude into the poster itself. Very Fine on Linen.


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