Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Ninotchka (MGM, 1939). Fine+ on Linen. One Sheet (27.5" X 41") Style C. From the Mike Kaplan Collection.
    Ernst Lubitsch directed this engaging comedy that stars Greta Garbo as the cold and humorless Comrade Ninotchka, who is sent to Paris to retrieve a trio of Russian delegates. Once in Paris, Garbo is courted by Count Leon (Melvyn Douglas), who finally manages to penetrate her stone façade and makes the once stoic Soviet fall in love. Garbo's comedic performance earned her her fourth and final Oscar nomination and the film was nominated for Best Picture, Story and Screenplay (Billy Wilder). Garbo was at the height of her fame at the time of this film's release and she would retire from the screen forever just two years later! Considered the best of the two style one sheets for the film, this particular poster has been showcased at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Grand Lobby Gallery. Professional restoration has addressed fold swear and separations, pinholes, and minor chips in the borders and folds, including the center crossfold. There are a few small unaddressed stains. The poster displays very well.


    Estimate: $1,500 - $3,000.

    Please see full-color, enlargeable images above for more details.

    View movie details on IMDB
    View movie details on AllMovie


    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    February
    28th Friday
    Auction Dates
    March
    21st-22nd Saturday-Sunday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    8 Days
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: N/A
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 49
    Auction Type
    Signature®:  Heritage Live®:After Internet bidding closes, live bidding will take place through www.HA.com/Live. Your secret maximum bid placed prior to the live event will compete against the live bids. To maximize your chances of winning, enter realistic secret maximum bids on our site. Many of our proxy bidders are successful at winning lots in these auctions, and usually below their secret maximum. You can also place last minute bids directly with us by e-mailing Bid@HA.com or calling 1-866-835-3243. (Important note: Due to software and Internet latency, live bids may not register in time, so enter realistic proxy bids.)

    Signature® Floor Sessions
    Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 24 hours before the live session begins and continues through the session. During the live auction event, bidding in person is encouraged, and Heritage Live includes streaming audio and often video during the event.

    Track Item