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    The Private Life of Henry VIII (United Artists, 1933). Fine on Linen. Six Sheet (79.25" X 79.5"). From the Mike Kaplan Collection.
    Only a star of top caliber could aptly portray the larger than life monarch in this Alexander Korda classic, and Charles Laughton did so perfectly. The outstanding supporting cast includes Robert Donat, Merle Oberon, and Laughton's wife Elsa Lanchester. This British biopic was the first non-U.S. film to receive a Best Picture Oscar nomination and, although it did not win in that category, Laughton took home the Academy Award for Best Actor. Worthy of a king's grandeur, this gorgeous stone litho six sheet is being offered for only the second time by Heritage. Corrections have been made to edge and fold wear, fold separations, large tears in the interior, as well as chips and paper loss in the folds and borders, especially in the "Ch" of Charles and the "o" of Laughton. Unaddressed wear includes a minor chip at the upper right edge as well as faint staining and smudges in Laughton's credit.




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