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    The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (Warner Brothers, 1945). First Post-War Release French Grande (46.5" X 62").
    Based loosely on the real lives of Queen Elizabeth I and her court favorite, Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, this top of the line production boasts the directorial talents of the esteemed Michael Curtiz and stars Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, and Bette Davis as the Queen herself. A prestige picture for Warner Brothers, the outstanding supporting cast includes Vincent Price, Alan Hale, and Donald Crisp, and was nominated for five Academy Awards. Davis gives the performance of a lifetime, using her dynamic range of emotion, controlled anger, and signature mannerisms to portray the psychologically distraught queen. So rare that we've never offered it before, this lovely French grande is making its Heritage debut. Featuring a stunning portrait of our two leads, the poster has undergone professional restoration for fold wear, tears at the borders, and some chipping at the edges. There were a few small chips at the crossfolds, and the poster has some mild unaddressed color fading. Fine+ on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2018
    7th-8th Saturday-Sunday
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