Original Italian Two-Foglio Poster (39x55). Linen-Backed. Very Fine Plus Condition.
Original Italian Two Foglio Poster (39x55) for the Vittorio De Sica masterpiece BICYCLE THIEVES (1948). The film tells the story of Antonio Ricci, a man who has been without work for two years in the ragged economy of postwar Italy. Antonio gets a job as a poster of advertising sheets, but in order to do the job he must have a bicycle. On the first day at his work, his bicycle is stolen. From this simple premise evolves one of the most heart wrenching stories in all of cinema. Antonio and his son Bruno search for the bicycle and the thief who stole it. These performances are classic. This is one of the most honored films in the history of movies. The movie won an Oscar in 1948 for the Best "foreign" film. The list of the other awards is long. The poster is in fantastic condition. The art is by Ercole Brini. The poster has been linen-backed and in very fine plus condition. MovieArt Austin guarantees this poster to be an authentic Italian two-foglio for this important film. MovieArt Austin will sell NO reproductions.
VITTORIO De SICA - Director
Lamberto Maggiorani - Actor
Enzo Staiola - Actor
SERGIO LEONE - Actor