PINOCCHIO (1940) POSTER, ITALIAN
Unframed: 35 x 47 cm (13¾x 18½in.)
Framed: 49.5 x 61.6 cm (19½x 24¼in.)
Walt Disney's second animated feature film was made after the success of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937). Pinocchio, the world’s most famous wooden puppet, is originally the creation of the Italian writer and social commentator Carlo Collodi. Entitled The Adventures of Pinocchio, the story was initially serialized in the children’s section of a Roman newspaper and, following its popularity, became a book in 1883. When Walt Disney decided to adapt the story to film, Pinocchio had already climbed to widespread fame, but it was as an animated character that the naughty wooden boy truly became embedded in the popular imagination. Exceptionally rare, and hardly ever surfaces.
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Linen-backed, unfolded and conservation framed with UV plexiglass. Near mint condition with the colours remaining very bright.
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