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    Rope (Warner Brothers, 1956). First Release Italian 2 - Foglio (39" X 54.25").
    Filmed with long takes and virtually no obvious "cuts," Rope was one of Alfred Hitchcock's most experimental films, his first in color, and one of the fabled "Lost Five" that went unseen for many years due to rights issues. Loosely based on the Leopold-Loeb case, it concerns a pair of amoral students (Farley Granger and John Dall) who murder a classmate for fun, stash his body in a chest, and then stage a dinner party. James Stewart plays their professor and intellectual role model. Of all of the posters produced domestically and internationally, this Italian large format with artwork by the great Luigi Martinati is one of the finest. There is a number stamp at the bottom right and a staple hole near the center. Otherwise, the poster is in excellent condition. Very Fine+ on Linen.


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