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October 22 2018

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (1991) Advance Original Poster


A genuine original issued rolled U.S. advance 27x40 1991 poster; BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, original vintage unrestored movie poster.

This poster features original artwork created for the films first-run to the theatre from its release on November 22, 1991. The poster art is designed by the popular American cinematic artist and painter John Henry Alvin (b.24-NOV-1948, d.6-FEB-2008). Over the course of his career, Alvin created movie posters, which are also known as key art, for over 135 films. His style of art for his posters became known as Alvinesque by friends and colleagues in the entertainment industry.

Walt Disney first attempted to adapt Beauty and the Beast into an animated film during the 1930s and 1950s, but was unsuccessful. The 1991 release of Beauty and the Beast is the 30th animated feature in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series; Additionally, it is the third in the Disney Renaissance period (1989–1999). Lyricist Howard Ashman who additionally served as an executive producer of the film died eight months before the film’s release, and the film was dedicated to his memory.

Beauty and the Beast became the first animated film to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. In 2002, Beauty and the Beast was deemed “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant” by the Library of Congress and selected for preservation in the National Film Registry.

It measures 27x40 inches and printed double-sided rolled. This vintage unrestored poster is in near mint plus - Never Used condition. A hard to find original in this condition. This is guaranteed to be an original movie poster issued by the studio and meant for theatrical display.

No tears, tape, pin holes, stains, yellowing or color fading. Further pictures are available upon request.

Item will be properly packaged (rolled) with extreme care for immediate shipping. Fully insured secure safe packaging. Shipping costs separate.

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Price $695.00