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    Sanjuro (Toho, 1962). Japanese B2 (20" X 28") Alternate Style.
    Toshiro Mifune is a Japanese Samurai defending a group of men and their families being suppressed by the superintendent of their village, in this classic directed by Akira Kurosawa. Showing samurai finesse, only Mifune can bring down the corrupt officials. Original release Japanese posters for Sanjuro are incredibly rare, and this is the first time Heritage has offered this very rare alternate style. It is most likely a regional style, though not obvious and perhaps never seen in Tokyo during the film's original run. It shows pinholes in the corners, light creasing, minor wear to the right edge, a stain in the lower left corner, and small snipe remnant at the lower edge. Not to be missed by Kurosawa collectors! Rolled, Very Fine-.


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