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    Dragon Seed (MGM, Late 1940s). First Post-War Release Italian 4 - Foglio (55" X 78").
    As was the custom of the time in Hollywood, it is mostly Caucasians playing the roles of the Chinese villagers in this adaptation of the Pearl S. Buck novel. Katharine Hepburn heads the cast as Jade, the one resident who won't buckle under when the Japanese invade the villager's homes. This is the first Italian 4-foglio Heritage has presented from this film, and it features portraits of the lead actors in bold, rich colors. Signs of wear include enlarged pinholes in the borders and near the folds, wrinkling in the image area, a small hole in the right image area just above the center fold, a small spot in Hepburn's chin, and writing in paint on the verso that shows faintly through in the bottom section. Folded, Fine+.


    Estimate: $600 - $1,200.

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    November, 2015
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