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Auction History Result

Lot #: VHP7 416 BOB LE FLAMBEUR linen French movie poster '55 Jean-Pierre Melville

Date Sold 7/11/2004
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Appears in Vintage Hollywood Posters 7

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An Original Vintage Theatrical Linenbacked French Movie Poster (measures 22 1/2" x 30 1/2") (Learn More)

Bob Le Flambeur (released in the U.S. in 1982 as "Bob le Flambeur [Bob The Gambler]"), the classic 1956 Jean-Pierre Melville French crime gambling thriller ("From the father of New Wave film making, Jean-Pierre Melville, comes the undiscovered masterpiece that started it all."; "In the tradition of the great gangster movies of the 1930s, this is a story about a gambler who passes like a prince through the nightclubs and darkened streets of Paris gambling in back rooms 'til dawn. Then one day, broke and down on his luck, he masterminds the biggest gamble of his life ...the robbery of the Deauville Casino.") starring Isabelle Corey (billed as "Isabel Corey"), Daniel Cauchy, Roger Duchesne (in the title role as Robert 'Bob' Montagne), Guy Decomble, and Andre Garet
Artist: Jean Mascii
Important Added Info: Note that this French poster measures 22 1/2" x 30 1/2" and that it is linenbacked. Also note that this is a rare "country of origin" poster for this French gambling movie!

Condition: fine. This poster was linenbacked and during the backing process, its defects were repaired and it now looks great! See below for its pre-restoration condition (we are the only major auction company we know of that shares this information with our bidders, but we wish everyone did!).

fine. The poster had very minor fold and border wear, but was basically in excellent condition prior to backing. It was very well linenbacked, and looks great!
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