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Auction History Result

Lot #: v227 ORPHEE linen French 1p '49 Jean Cocteau, Jean Marais

Date Sold 12/17/2005
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Appears in Vintage Hollywood Posters 9
CATALOG SOLD OUT

The image at right appears in the auction catalog we published as shown above and was sold long ago and we do NOT have it available for purchase.



An Original Vintage Theatrical Linenbacked French One-Panel Movie Poster (measures approximately 47" x 63") (Learn More)

Orphee (released in the U.S. as "Orpheus"), the classic 1950 Jean Cocteau French romantic fantasy (re-telling the classic fable of Orpheus and Eurydice, but set in modern day France, about how a man does not let even Death separate him from his beloved) starring Jean Marais (in the title role as Orphee/Orpheus), Francois Perier (as Heurtebise), Maria Casares (likely best remembered for her role as Death in this movie, where she played all her scenes with her eyes closed and with "eyes" painted over her eyelids!), Marie Dea (as Eurydice), Henri Cremieux, Greco, Roger Blin, and Edouard Dermithe
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Artist: J. Harold
Important Added Info: Note that this is a rare "country of origin" poster for this French movie! Also note that this French one-panel measures approximately 47" x 63" and is linenbacked.

Condition: very good to fine. The entire poster had darkened somewhat. It had small paper loss on some crossfolds and some creases and a few tiny tears on several foldlines and some pinholes, creases, and tiny tears around the edges of the poster. Overall, the poster was in very good to fine condition prior to linenbacking. The poster was well backed, and looks great!
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