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Ossessione
circa 1940s, I.C.I., Italian - 55 x 39in. (139.7 x 99.1cm.), linen-backed, (A-)
Literature
EDWARDS, Greg, International Film Posters, p.187
Post Lot Text
Ossessione was one of the first films to start the cycle of Italian 'neo-realism'. It was also the first screen adaptation of James M. Cains' novel The Postman Always Rings Twice. This was the first time a standard 55 x 39in. Italian poster was issued for this film. The initial release only had smaller posters due to a paper shortage in Italy during the war.
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