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Auction History Result

6s225 ROCKY linen 1sh '76 boxer Sylvester Stallone holding hands with Talia Shire, boxing classic!

Date Sold 5/1/2016
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An Original Vintage Theatrical Linenbacked One-Sheet Movie Poster (1sh; measures 27" x 41" [69 x 104 cm]) (Learn More)

Rocky, the classic 1976 John G. Avildsen (winner of the Best Director Academy Award for this film) Philadelphia Pennsylvania boxing sports action romantic melodrama ("His whole life was a million-to-one shot."; "Written by Sylvester Stallone"; winner of the Best Picture Academy Award; produced by Irwin Winkler) starring Sylvester Stallone (nominated for the Best Actor Academy Award for this film; in the title role as Rocky Balboa), Talia Shire (nominated for the Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for this film; as Adrian), Burt Young (nominated for the Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for this film), Carl Weathers (as Apollo Creed), Burgess Meredith (nominated for the Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for this film; "as Mickey"), and Butkus Stallone (as Butkus the dog!). Note that this movie was given a brief release in December of 1976 to qualify for the Academy Awards, but it did not go into general release until 1977, and all of the posters have a 1977 NSS number on them.
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Important Added Info: Note that this poster is not marked, but it is NOT the style B poster, and since we know that there IS a style B poster on this title, we assume that this poster is the style A, so we are referring to it in that fashion.

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Overall Condition and Pre-Restoration Defects with Quality of Restoration: very good. The poster had some tiny scuffs in the center of the "C" of "ROCKY" (in the vertical fold) and tiny paper loss at the crossfolds. Otherwise, the poster was in nice condition prior to linenbacking. The poster was nicely backed, and displays well!
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