SPARTACUS (1960) 7002

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Universal Studios French Grande Poster 47x63 Re-release Folded. Very Fine

French re-release Grande poster for the Stanley Kubrick Roman epic, SPARTACUS (1960) starring Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, John Gavin, Tony Curtis, Charles Laughton, and Peter Ustinov. Stanley Kubrick replaced original director Anthony Mann, but it was really Kirk Douglas as Executive Producer who made many of the decisions. The film is a marvelous retelling of the revolt in 73 B.C. at a gladiatorial school, which mushrooms into a crisis for the Roman Empire. Opposing political factions by Olivier and Laughton try to use the revolt to further their political ends. Besides outstanding performances from the entire cast and expert direction by Kubrick, the film has beautiful cinematography by Russell Metty and a brilliant score by Alex North. The film was nominated for six Academy Awards and won five Oscars, including Best Supporting Actor to Ustinov and Best Cinematography to Metty. This poster is from Universal's re-release of the film in 1967. Condition is very fine. Folded.

Tony Curtis - Actor
SIR LAURENCE OLIVIER - Actor
Jean Simmons - Actor
KIRK DOUGLAS - Actor
SIR PETER USTINOV - Actor
CHARLES LAUGHTON - Actor
John Gavin - Actor
ANTHONY MANN - Director
STANLEY KUBRICK - Director
Robert J. Wilke - Actor
Charles McGraw - Actor
James Griffith - Actor
Gil Perkins - Actor

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