Sunday 15 June 2014

La Dolce Vita

On Friday, Christie’s Popular Culture department opened its inaugural online-only Vintage Film Posters sale. Don't panic! The auction runs until 24 June. Lots begin at £500 (CLICK). Giorgio Olivetti's Poster for Federico Fellini's La Dolce Vita (The Sweet Life), starring Marcello Mastroianni and Anita Ekberg, is estimated at £10,000 – £15,000. The film had busty Anita splashing about in Rome’s Trevi Fountain and won the Palme d'Or at the 1960 Cannes Film Festival. And look out for Hollywood's paranoia over the rising tide of American feminism ATTACK OF THE 50FT. WOMAN (1958) which spawned various imitations and a remake in 1993.


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