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    Things to Come (Minerva, R-1953). Italian 2 - Foglio (39.25" X 55").
    Adapted from H.G. Wells' prognosticative 1933 essay "The Shape of Things to Come," this film spans 94 years, from 1940 through 2036. When it was first released in 1936, Italy's fascist dictator Benito Mussolini reputedly had every print of the film in Italy destroyed due to the extreme similarity between himself and Ralph Richardson's portrayal of "The Boss" of Everytown. Things to Come was filmed on an epic scale with eye-popping special effects such as the ones featured on this rare Italian reissue poster. Minor signs of handling have had touchup, including fold wear, a chip in the bottom border, and pinholes in the background. There is a faint stamp in the bottom right corner. Very Fine on Linen.


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