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    The Hunchback of Notre Dame (RKO, 1948). First Post-War Release Polish One Sheet (24" X 34") Jan Mucharski Artwork.
    In a stunning and sensitive portrayal, Charles Laughton brings Victor Hugo's deformed bell-ringer, Quasimodo, to life for the first time in the sound era. Daringly different than the more monstrous character immortalized in 1923 by Lon Chaney, Laughton's Quasimodo is a tender, almost poetic creature who falls in love with the gypsy girl Esmeralda (Maureen O'Hara). A bold and foreboding image, Jan Mucharski's illustration of Victor Hugo's tragic character is a distinctive piece that has never before been offered by Heritage. In remarkable shape not normally seen in post-war European posters, this Polish one sheet has small tears in the borders, a minor chip in the upper left border, and some tape stain bleedthrough in the bottom border from plastic tape on the verso. Folded, Very Fine.


    Estimate: $800 - $1,600.

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