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    Sympathy for the Devil (New Line, 1970). Premiere Poster (34.5" X 46.75").
    Jean-Luc Godard set off to London in the late 1960s to make a film about abortion, but ended up making a documentary with the Rolling Stones instead, who were on record as being "big fans" of his work. The silk screened poster offered here is for the April 1970 American premiere of producer Iain Quarrier's cut of the film, an edited version that significantly altered Godard's vision of the film. The film had no distributor in the United States, but a theater owner in Ann Arbor wanted to exhibit the film. There were no promotional materials available for the film; so, the exhibitor, who had some experience in poster production, decided to create his own poster for the film. Originally a press run of around 100 copies of the silkscreen were produced, but today only a few copies have survived. This very rare original silkscreen special poster is in very fine to near mint condition. Rolled, Near Mint.


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