Description

    The Seven Year Itch (20th Century Fox, 1955). Poster (40" X 60") Style Y.
    The biggest box office hit of 1955, this film became an instant classic due to the star power of blonde bombshell Marilyn Monroe, some of the wittiest screen dialogue by director Billy Wilder and George Axelrod, and an outstanding cast that included Tom Ewell, Evelyn Keyes, and Sonny Tufts. Along with several memorable scenes of Ewell daydreaming about his romantic adventures with "The Girl" (Monroe), this film features one of the most iconic cinematic moments in history -- Monroe standing over a subway grate. In her sensational white dress, Monroe was ogled during the long shooting sequence by a huge crowd of on-lookers, including her furious husband, Joe Dimaggio. This rare, and stunning poster, which is the only known copy, features this indelible image, along with a smaller bubble bath scene. The poster had staple holes in the field, small holes at the top, two corner chips, and small tears and creases throughout. There was .25" paper loss along the right edge. It has had excellent and professional restoration, to bring it to a wonderful and bright appearance. This rare beauty will be as popular with collectors today as Monroe was at the height of her career. Very Good/Fine on Paper.




    View movie details on IMDB
    View movie details on AllMovie


    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Other (oversized items, group lots, sculptures, toys, gear, equipment, etc.) (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    July, 2009
    23rd-24th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,794

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 27 days left to consign to the 2018 April 7 - 8 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Grey is a true asset to Heritage Auctions and Heritage Auctions are a true asset to the Movie Poster Hobby.
    Jim G.,
    Ray, MI
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Auction #161803 spotlights


    Across the Footlights (Universal, 1915). One Sheet
    BID NOW


    La Casa del Terror (Peliculas Nacionales, 1960). Mexican One Sheet
    BID NOW


    The Hustler (20th Century Fox, 1961). Three Sheet
    BID NOW


    The Undead (American International, 1957). One Sheet
    BID NOW


    The Curse of Frankenstein (Warner Brothers, 1957). One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Some Like It Hot (United Artists, 1959). Insert
    BID NOW


    Grandma's Boy (Associated Exhibitors, 1922). Lobby Card
    BID NOW


    McLintock! (United Artists, 1964). Full-Bleed Horizontal French Four Panel
    BID NOW

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 November 18 - 19 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 November 18 - 19 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $2,845,061