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.