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    Sympathy for the Devil (New Line, 1970). Premiere Poster (34.5" X 46.75").
    In the late 1960s, auteur Jean-Luc Godard journeyed to London to create a film that explored issues of controversy at that time. In the film, topics such as abortion, religion, power, and war are spliced together with rehearsal footage of the Rolling Stones performing the song "Sympathy for the Devil." This poster is from producer Iain Quarrier's cut of the film that premiered in America in April of 1970. His version of the film completely altered Godard's vision, and led to a physical altercation between the two at the London premiere of the film. Not many of these posters were printed, and few exist today. Showcasing images of the band members in the top half of a giant skull wearing headphones, this is a terrific and rare piece of Rolling Stones film history. The poster has a small crease in the top right above the Rolling Stones credit. Rolled, Very Fine+.


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