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Lot #: #296 BAD & THE BEAUTIFUL German '53 Minnelli

Date Sold 12/16/2003
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Appears in Vintage Hollywood Posters 6

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.

Original Vintage Theatrical Folded German Movie Poster (measures 22 1/2" x 33 1/2") (Learn More)

The Bad and the Beautiful, the classic 1953 Vincente Minnelli behind-the-scenes-in-Hollywood California expose romantic betrayal melodrama ("The picture that's headed for the '10 Best' lists!"; "Based on a story by George Bradshaw"; "Screen Play by Charles Schnee"; very loosely based on the life of Val Lewton, and produced by John Houseman) starring Lana Turner, Kirk Douglas (nominated for the Best Actor Academy Award for this film), Walter Pidgeon, Dick Powell, Barry Sullivan, Gloria Grahame (winner of the Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for this film), Gilbert Roland, Leo G. Carroll, Vanessa Brown, Elaine Stewart, Francis X. Bushman, and Paul Stewart. Note that this movie won five Academy Awards and many people consider it one of the finest movies about making movies ever made!
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Important Added Info: This German poster measures 22 1/2" x 33 1/2" and is folded.

Condition: very good. there are some small paint stains on the back of the poster but they do not appear to affect the front at all; there is a piece of tape on the back of the poster that was apparently put there to cover some pinholes that are in the background to the right of the bottom of Turner's hair; there are minor creases along the foldlines and small separation at the ends of several foldlines; there are some tiny creases and smudges around the edges of the poster
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