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    Westfront 1918 (Biografernas, 1930). Swedish One Sheet (27.5" X 39.5").
    Directed by G.W. Pabst, this anti-war film was a story of German soldiers' lives in the trenches of France, and the devastation of life at home caused by the war and poverty. It was a theme that would be visited a lot after WWI with films like All Quiet on the Western Front and Hell's Angels. Pabst was one of the greatest directors of the German cinema, creating both important films with serious messages and providing opportunities to other artists who would go on to successful film careers, including Greta Garbo, Louise Brooks and Leni Riefenstahl. This incredible poster features the dead on the field of war and a soldier facing the shock of the carnage. Professional restoration includes minor touchup to some small tears in the borders, a few of which extend slightly into the interior. Very Fine+ on Linen.


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