LEARNING TREE, THE [RAGAZZO LA TUA PELLE SCOTTA] (1969) Italian poster – 2$200.00
Gordon Parks (screenwriter, director) Italian title: Ragazzo la tua pelle scotta. Rome: Dear Film, 1969. Vintage original 78 x 55″ (140 x 200 cm.) 4-fogli poster, Italy. Printed in two sections and folded (as issued), NEAR FINE. Artwork by Italian poster artist Manfredo Acerbo.
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.