Italian movie poster ' Casablanca ' auctioned for 478,000 us dollar
The new owner of the poster, which previously it was owned by a collector in London, wanted to remain anonymous, says Eric Bradley, spokesman for the auction house Heritage Auctions. With a size of 140 cm x 198 cm, it is now one of the two most expensive film posters ever in history are auctioned. A poster of the silent film ' London After Midnight ', made in 1927, was auctioned in 2014 for the same amount.
The film is set during World War II in the Vichy Government of France controlled by the Moroccan city of Casablanca. The film, however, was not included in Casablanca, but in an American studio.Â For the decor based the decor designers at the real Hotel El Minzah in Tanger. This was the only decor that was built specifically for the film.