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    Vertigo (Paramount, 1958). Half Sheet (22" X 28"). Style A.
    The symbolism in the Saul Bass drawing has been examined by everyone from the casual filmgoer to overpaid art critics. The poster, along with the opening title sequence of the film, also done by Bass, still continues to intrigue to this day. The vortex spiral and the intertwined man and woman against a pool of blood background are in stark contrast to the loving caress of James Stewart. It is Kim Novak's fearful glance towards the vortex that tells the real story, just as in the film. A great grade for a tough to find style A half sheet. Just some mild fold wear, and small creases in the lower left, and a tiny lower right corner bend. Very Fine- on Paper.


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    March, 2011
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