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    Vertigo (Paramount, 1958). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Saul Bass, a logo/poster legend, used his deceptively subtle style to great effect on this classic poster. A noted director once said that, for him, Vertigo began when he saw the Bass poster outside the theatre. The artist uses a nervous font and a clever, uneven plane to spiral the characters into a vortex that spreads across 3/5th's of the poster. The man in black is either harming or helping, depending on your perspective. The woman is in a police-styled drawn outline, with a pool of blood between them. Expert linenbacking with minimal touch-up to the borders and folds has eliminated corner pinholes, a small tear in the right border, and an extra crease in the right lower section. Very Fine on Linen.


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