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    The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (Warner Brothers, 1939). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Based loosely on the real lives of Queen Elizabeth I and her court favorite, Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, this top of the line production boasts the directorial talents of the esteemed Micheal Curtiz and stars Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, and Bette Davis as the Queen herself. A prestige picture for Warner Brothers, the outstanding supporting cast includes Vincent Price, Alan Hale, and Donald Crisp, and was nominated for five Academy Awards. Davis gives a performance of a lifetime, using her dynamic range of emotion, controlled anger, and signature mannerisms to portray the psychologically distraught queen. The interior is clean of noticeable defects and restoration has addressed pinholes in the borders, minor tears in the right borders, and touch up to the folds. There were small chips in the top right and bottom corners, two in the right border, and a minor sliver of paper loss in the lower border. The left border has some slight stains that show through the restoration. Very Fine- on Linen.


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