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    Vertigo (Paramount, 1958). Italian 2 - Foglio (39.25" X 55").
    The mastery of Italian poster artist Sandro Simeoni allows viewers to almost feel the head spinning discomfort of height-phobic James Stewart on this evocative 2-foglio. It was on the set of Vertigo that Alfred Hitchcock invented the famous "counter-zoom" technique that gave the thrilling impression of James Stewart's fear of heights, a convention that has become standard in cinema, including being famously used by Steven Spielberg in Jaws. Kim Novak even appears on this eye-catching poster, which has a completely different layout from most of the paper on Vertigo. Fold wear, pinholes in the borders, a tear in the bottom left corner, and a small chip in the bottom right corner have been touched up. There is some post-restoration wrinkling in the right border, and the paper is lifting from the linen in the bottom border. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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