October 29, 2016, 3:00 PM CST
Memphis, TN, USALive Auction
Lot 90: 1960 Flaming Star Three-Sheet Movie Poster - One of Elvis Presley's Finest Performances - Beautifully Framed(36 views)
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Flaming Star is a 1960s Western starring Elvis Presley as Pacer Burton, son to a Kiowa mother and a Texan father. Elvis finds his character caught in the middle of a battle between the Kiowa and local Texan homesteaders where he hails from both sides but belongs to neither. A still of Elvis from this film was immortalized by Andy Warhol when he created his iconic artwork of the King, which has sold for millions! Reaching number 12 at the box office, critics generally consider this to be one of Elvis' best acting performances. The offered three-sheet movie poster is eclipsed by the image of a shirtless Elvis, this time on horseback, that dominated most of the marketing pieces promoting the film. None of them, however, have the visual impact of this artifact's oversized artwork. Framed dimensions are 85 by 45 inches (215.9 x 114.3 cm), and the poster measures 81 by 41 inches (205.74 x 104.14 cm). Accompanied by a letter of authenticity from Graceland Authenticated.
Condition Report: The poster exhibits heavy storage-related wear, including many small areas of paper loss at the original factory folds and edges. The two sections of the poster have been taped together on the reverse, and a couple of the missing areas have been hand-colored to match the original ink. Even with all its many defects, the posterâs colors remain bright, and it is not suffering from much toning. Very Good condition.
UPS Store #0869
6025 Stage Road, Ste 42
Bartlett, TN 38134
T: (901) 385-8701
Contact: Robert Brown
Fine Arts Coordinator
Mallory Alexander International Logistics
4294 Swinnea Road, Memphis, TN 38118
Phone: Ofc) 901-370-4303 Cell) 901-493-6596.
LR International Inc.
3720 River Road | Suite 300
Franklin Park, IL 60131 USA
Contact: Jerry Pohlman
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