The Birth of a Nation (Epoch Producing, 1918). Folded, Fin...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionThe Birth of a Nation (Epoch Producing, 1918). Folded, Fine/Very Fine. Swedish One Sheet (22" X 34.25").
Considered one of the most controversial films of the early twentieth century, due to the benevolent treatment of the KKK, racist attitudes toward African-Americans, and the depiction of slavery as a benign necessity, Birth of a Nation is also one of the most influential motion picture masterpieces. Directed by D.W. Griffith at the height of his creativity, the film broke ground in new cinematic innovations, technical effects and artistic achievements that would influence feature films throughout the century and for all time. The poster has such signs of handling as slight edge wear, unobtrusive smudges, very faint image ghosting, and minor tears and chips. There are small pieces of cellophane tape on the verso bracing tears with mild tape stain bleedthrough.
Estimate: $400 - $800.
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