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    Vertigo (Paramount, 1958). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    A noted director once said, that for him, the film Vertigo began when he first saw the poster outside a theatre. Saul Bass, a logo/poster legend, used his deceptively subtle style to great effect. He uses a "nervous font" and a clever uneven plane to spiral the characters into a vortex that spreads across 3/5ths of the poster. The man in black is harming/helping, depending on your mood. The woman is in a police-styled drawn outline, with a pool of blood between them. Expert linen backing had little to address other than pinholes in the corners and border. The poster shows as fresh as when first printed. Very Fine on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2010
    12th-13th Friday-Saturday
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