PLACE IN THE SUN, A (1951) 26284

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Paramount Original Six Sheet Poster (81x81) Folded Fine Condition

Original Paramount Pictures Six Sheet Poster (81x81) for the George Stevens romantic tragedy A PLACE IN THE SUN (1951) starring Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, and Shelley Winters. The film is based on the Theodore Dreiser novel, An American Tragedy (1925.) This directorial masterpiece by Stevens is considered by many critics to be among the best performances in the acting careers of Clift, Taylor, and Winters. This film about doomed love, the striving for upward mobility, and a descent into darkness was the winner of six Academy Awards including Best Director to Stevens. The film was also nominated for Best Picture as well as Best Actor (Clift) and Best Actress (Winters). This original six sheet poster was graded in fine condition with some minor missing paper and some tears. We have had the poster linen backed and now presents as very fine. This poster is absolutely one of the greatest of all U.S. six sheets. Three film frames are lifted directly from the tragic conclusion of the film and are placed directly in the center of the design. Other photographic elements are arranged around the poster, presenting various aspects and characters from the film. We have knows about three or four of these six sheets which have been auctioned over the years. MovieArt will sell no reproductions; absolutely authentic. MovieArt Austin guarantees that this is the authentic six-sheet from A PLACE IN THE SUN. The poster is sold with the cost of linen-backing included. MovieArt will sell NO reproductions.

GEORGE STEVENS - Director
Dame Elizabeth Taylor - Actor
Montgomery Clift - Actor
Shelley Winters - Actor
Fred Clark - Actor
Raymond Burr - Actor
Ted de Corsia - Actor
Shepperd Strudwick - Actor
FRANK O'CONNOR - Actor
Kasey Rogers - Actor

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