Rare Film Posters

BELLISSIMA

£260.00

Original 1956 Russian 20 1/4 inch x 26 inch Poster for the 1952 Luchino Visconti Film Acting Drama BELLISSIMA, based on a story by Cesare Zavattini and starring Anna Magnani, Walter Chiari, Tina Apicella, Gastone Renzelli, Tecla Scarano, Lola Braccini, Arturo Bragaglia, Alessandro Blasetti, Vittorio Glori, Mario Chiari, Luigi Filippo D’Amico, George Tapparelli, Scuola di Ballo del Teatro dell’Opera, Orchestra Sinfonica della Radiotelevisione Italiana and Coro della Radiotelevisione Italiana.

Bellissima is a satire of the film industry, and centers on a working-class mother in Rome, Maddalena (Anna Magnani), who drags her young daughter (Tina Apicella) to Cinecittà for the “Prettiest Girl in Rome” contest. Maddalena is a stage mother who loves movies and whose efforts to promote her daughter grow increasingly frenzied.

Poster art by Kovalenko

The poster is in very good folded condition.

Availability: 1 in stock

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Original 1956 Russian 20 1/4 inch x 26 inch Poster