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    The Song of Bernadette (20th Century Fox, 1943) One Sheet (27" X 41") Style B. In 1858 France, Bernadette (Jennifer Jones), an adolescent peasant girl, has a vision of "a beautiful lady" in the city dump. Townsfolk infer it to be the Virgin Mary, and much furor is raised. As Bernadette attracts wider and wider attention, the phenomenon overtakes everyone in the the town, and transforms their lives, while the church wants nothing to do with it. Jennifer Jones made her "comeback" with this film (after acting under her real name of Phyllis Isley), and won an Oscar for her role. Offered here is the B-style poster, which is by far the more desirable sheet for this title by virtue of the Norman Rockwell artwork used. Condition issues included pinholes in the corners and borders, fold wear with crossfold separations, small edge tears at the folds and a tear in the bottom right border, all of which has been addressed with professional restoration. Very Fine- on Linen.

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