LEARNING TREE, THE [LES SENTIERS DE LA VIOLENCE] (1969) French poster

$200.00

Gordon Parks (screenwriter, director) French title: Les sentiers de la violence. Paris: Warner Brothers. Vintage original 63 x 47″ (160 x 120 cm.) grande affiche poster, France. Folded (as issued), NEAR FINE.

THE LEARNING TREE was the first film directed by an African American and financed by a major Hollywood studio, Warner Brothers. Writer-director Gordon Parks adapted his autobiographical novel about a black teenager growing up in Kansas in the 1920s.

The film was one of the first twenty-five movies selected in 1989 for preservation as part of the United States National Film Registry.

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