Lot 156: DICK TRACY (DISNEY RELEASE),( )
October 10, 2012
San Marcos, CA, USALive Auction
Description: Title: "Dick Tracy", the rare complete set of the Advance Movie Posters (six pieces), , , , ,
Condition Report: In very fine fresh condition. Each sheet mounted in an appropriate frame with non-acid free, but recent matting. The frames rubbed and minor scraping in places, one with small area of broken glass.
Notes: Comments: The Madonna image in this set was withdrawn early on due to the suggestive nature of the image which was not consistent with the public image of The Walt Disney Company which released the film. Directed by and starring Warren Beatty as Dick Tracy, also starring Al Pacino (Best Supporting Actor), Charlie Korsmo, Madonna, Mandy Patinkin, Dustin Hoffman, Kathy Bates, Dick Van Dyke, Catherine O'Hara, James Caan, Estelle Parsons. The comic strip detective finds his life vastly complicated when Breathless Mahoney makes advances towards him while he is trying to battle Big Boy Caprice's united mob. These high-gloss posters feature the colorful profile of Dick Tracy(twice) and four other characters in the film. Won 3 Oscars.,Framed, but unexamined out of the frame.
Provenance: Provenance: From the estate of Ron Graf, proprietor of House of Armand, Oceanside, Ca. who was a founder of Comic Con, a forty year old popular culture convention in San Diego.Link to his bio information: http://www.nctimes.com/news/local/obituaries/article_425af4cc-4ab4-5346-a5db-1bdaad5ed69b.html