FORBIDDEN FRUIT [LE FRUIT DÉFENDU] (1952; 1959 US-release) Half sheet poster$300.00
Vintage original 22 x 28″ (55 x 70 cm.) half sheet poster, USA. Fernandel, Françoise Arnoul, Jacques Castelot, René Génin, dir: Henri Verneuil; Gray-Film/Films Around the World. A delightful caricature by Al Hirschfeld of stars Fernandel and Françoise Arnoul depicting their May-December romance highlights this poster for the original 1959 American release of this French film. It is the performances of the leads which make this film memorable.
Poster is mounted on conservation paper and has had professional conservation such as fold lines slightly touched up and smoothed. There is the just a bit of ink overprint in the blank white areas. Overall, a very clean look and a very unique Hirschfeld piece, ABOUT FINE.