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    Roman Holiday (1960). Full-Bleed Russian B1 (24.5" X 39.5") A Manukin Artwork.
    Originally intended to be a Frank Capra film starring Cary Grant and Elizabeth Taylor, this delightful comedy went through the hands of George Stevens before landing in the lap of William Wyler. Other actresses considered included Jean Simmons and Suzanne Cloutier, but a legendary screen test ended up being the factor that earned newcomer Audrey Hepburn the starring role. It was the correct casting, as Hepburn went on to win the Oscar for Best Actress. Russian artist A. Manukin gives us a graceful image of the starlet in this first ever offer from Heritage, which has touchup in Hepburn's skirt and a replaced chip at the lower shoe. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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