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    Love Before Breakfast (Universal, 1936). Fine+ on Linen. Italian 4 - Fogli (55" X 77") Anselmo Ballester Artwork.
    A piece Heritage has never before had the opportunity to present, this large format Italian poster is one of the earliest illustrations the great Anselmo Ballester ever made for a Hollywood film. Carole Lombard and Preston Foster appear positively regal in this dramatic Ballester image, a far different portrayal of the characters than what is on the screen in this socialite screwball comedy. Cesar Romero joins the two as Lombard's put-upon fiancée, and Janet Colby appears as Lombard's scheming mother. Beautifully illustrated, this stone litho poster has had professional touchup applied to fold wear and separations, pinholes, chips, and tears into the interior, including a tear into Carole Lombard's face. Still slightly visible is tape stain bleedthrough. There is a slight ripple to the linen, but the main image of the poster presents very well.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2021
    27th-28th Saturday-Sunday
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