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    Throne of Blood (Toho, 1957) Japanese Poster (20" X 28"). Akira Kurosawa wrote, produced, edited and directed this adaptation of William Shakespeare's "Macbeth." In it, a Japanese military commander becomes lost in the woods after a major victory. He comes across a mysterious woman who predicts he will one day become emperor. He soon tries his best to make the prophecy come true, even if it means murdering the true emperor. Kurosawa cast his favorite actor, Toshiro Mifune in the lead role. Kurosawa is truly one of the masters of the cinema, investing more style and intelligence into his productions than most directors could ever dream of. These original Japanese posters for his films are almost unheard of and highly collectible. This example has some light staining on the reverse that barely transfers to the front of the poster. It also has some small tears and creases in the edges. Rolled, Fine+ condition.

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    March, 2005
    17th-18th Thursday-Friday
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