MERRY WIDOW, Original 1962 Re-Release Half Sheet Movie Poster

Merry Widow 4035MERRY WIDOW, 1934. Original Half Sheet (22 x 28” / 56 x 71 cm) folded movie poster for the 1962 Re-Release of the movie. Stars Maurice Chevalier and Janette MacDonald; produced and directed by Ernst Lubitsch. In this film, considered by many to be among MacDonald’s best performances McDonald plays as a wealthy widow named Sonia, who is the main tax-payer (52% of the taxes) of the kingdom of Marshovia. Being responsible for more than half of the country’s taxes, Sonia fleas to Paris and takes her money with her; which could be disaster for the tiny country. Chevalier plays as Count Danilo, a playboy who is ordered by King Achmet of Marshovia to court and marry Sonia to win back her allegiance and restore the nation’s prosperity.

This half sheet poster is originally folded and in fairly good condition, but has the following remarks: minor paper loss on the top right margin, 1 tear in top left margin, 1 tear on left middle margin near ‘N’, and a few smudges on left margin near bottom. All above quality concerns would be rendered nearly invisible during our Linen Backing process for an additional $65 upon request. Please allow a week for this service. For more information on linen backing please click here.

Condition C7. Sold for $75

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