Importance of Being Earnest, The (1952)

Lot #329 - Cinema Poster Live Auction - British One-Sheet, 1952

Stock #137795

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Perhaps' the screen's most successful casting and storytelling for Oscar Wilde's British romantic comedy farce "The Importance of Being Earnest" (1952). Artist Eric Pulford has brought the characters to life in this colourful and stylish British One-Sheet. The illustrations for Lady Letitia Prism (Margaret Rutherford) and Miles Malleson (Canon Chasuble) are particularly memorable.

27" x 40" (69 x 102 cm)

Additional Information: Printed by W.E. Berry, Ltd., Bradford

Condition: Very Good to Excellent

Conservation linen-backed with light restoration. Fold lines have been touched in and flattened out and are almost undetectable. Overall this displays very well with strong bold colours.

Artist: Eric Pulford

£200 - 300

VAT Status: M

Item size - 41" x 27.5" x 0.04" (104.14cm x 69.85cm x 0.1cm)

Certificate of Authenticity This item comes with a Prop Store Certificate of Authenticity.

This item is on consignment and is sold under the margin scheme for collector's items; no VAT is due.
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