|Posters - Advertising|
The Road to Rome Weisbaden Opera House James Mason Germany / 1945 / Advertising Posters / 70.5x50 Original rare vintage advertising poster for the Broadway success The Road To Rome by Robert E Sherwood at the Wiesbaden Opera House under the auspices of the American Red Cross and Special Service for two weeks beginning October 8th 1945, performances nightly 8pm starring England's leading film star James Mason (as Hannibal) with Pamela Kellino (as Amytis) and members of the U.S. Forces and A.R.C. Great illustration featuring a young lady sitting on a white elephant and holding a flower and a spear with an historic arch, trees and elephants in the background, the text above and below in stylised black, blue and red letters. A comedy about the futility of war The Road to Rome (1927) was the first Broadway play by the award winning American playwright Robert Emmet Sherwood (1896-1955). The notable English actor James Neville Mason (1909-1984) and the English actress Pamela Kellino (Pamela Helen Ostrer / Pamela Mason; 1916-1996) worked together and were married from 1941-1964. Fair condition, paper browning, restored tears, folds and paper loss, faint staining, backed on linen.