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    Throne of Blood (Toho,1957). Japanese B2 (20" X 29").
    Director Akira Kurosawa wrote, produced, edited and directed this adaptation of William Shakespeare's Macbeth. A Japanese military commander (Toshiro Mifune) becomes lost in the woods after a major victory. He comes across a mysterious woman who predicts he will one day become emperor. Egged on by his wife, the military commander decides to make the prophecy come true--at any cost! Kurosawa's favorite actor, Mifune, strikes an intimidating pose on this finely rendered poster. Original Japanese posters for Kurosawa films are rarely in this grade due to wear and tear from being shown so consistently in the theaters. This poster shows only very light creasing. Rolled, Very Fine.


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