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    Description

    The Towering Inferno by Tom Jung (20th Century Fox, R-1976). Original Mixed Media Artwork - Style B One Sheet (26" X 30").
    In one of the rare cases where a re-issue image looks better than the original, legendary poster designer Tom Jung created these wonderfully detailed portraits for a disaster genre icon. Nominated for eight Academy Awards, including Best Picture, this spectacular affair earned a total of five Oscars and several more high end awards for its excellent score and cinematography. An already gripping screenplay, the all-star cast made this film a thrilling adventure with performances from Steve McQueen, Paul Newman, William Holden, Faye Dunaway, Fred Astaire, Richard Chamberlain, Jennifer Jones, O.J. Simpson, and Robert Wagner. Jung depicts all of these amazing actors in this mixed-media piece, on which the only visible flaws consist of some slight smudges to the upper right that do not affect the artwork and may be from the original artistic process. The artwork has pre-production notes used for publication attached to the top with masking tape. Fred Astaire's portrait is an overlay attached onto the artwork by the artist that was used in the final design. The imaged poster is example only and is not included in the lot. Very Fine+.


    Estimate: $4,000 - $8,000.

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