Rare Film Posters



Original Argentine 29 inch x 43 inch Poster for the 1953 Federico Fellini Drama I VITELLONI (THE YOUNG AND THE PASSIONATE) starring Franco Fabrizi, Franco Interlenghi, Eleonora Ruffo and Alberto Sordi.

Federico Fellini’s second solo directorial effort is a semi-autobiographical masterpiece of sharply drawn character sketches: Skirt chaser Fausto, forced to marry a girl he has impregnated; Alberto, the perpetual child; Leopoldo, a writer thirsting for fame; and Moraldo, the only member of the group troubled by a moral conscience. An international success, I vitelloni compassionately details a year in the life of a group of small-town layabouts struggling to find meaning in their lives.

The poster art is by Osvaldo Venturi. (1900 – 1989).

Osvaldo Venturi studied at the National Academy of Fine Arts where he graduated in 1923. In the period between 1940 and 1950 he became the most prolific Argentine poster designer particularly at the time when Guaranteed Pictures were churning out a huge number of film revivals.

The poster is in very good folded condition with minor fold and edge wear and a small jagged tear in the cafe scene at the bottom of the poster.

Availability: 1 in stock


Original Argentine 29 inch x 43 inch Poster