Book Description
USA, 1968. Authentic Original Hand Signed (NOT A PRINT) 8 x 6" Photo Of Jane Fonda And Comes Ready Fitted In A 10 x 8" Mount and Backing Board. Photograph of Jane Fonda in Barbarella pose. Signed.
Dealer Notes
Barbarella is a 1968 science fiction film directed by Roger Vadim, based on the comic series of the same name by Jean-Claude Forest. The film stars Jane Fonda as Barbarella, a space-traveler and representative of the United Earth government sent to find scientist Durand Durand, who has created a weapon that could destroy humanity.

Several actresses were approached before Jane Fonda was cast as Barbarella. De Laurentiis' first choice was Virna Lisi; his second was Brigitte Bardot, who was not interested in a sexualized role. His third choice was Sophia Loren, who was pregnant and felt that she would not fit the role. Fonda was uncertain about the film, but Vadim convinced her by saying that science fiction was a rapidly-evolving genre. Before filming Barbarella, she was the subject of two sex scandals: the first when her nude body was displayed across an eight-story billboard promoting the premiere of Circle of Love in 1965, and the second when several candid nude photos from Vadim's closed set for The Game Is Over were sold to Playboy the following year. According to biographer Thomas Kiernan, the billboard incident made her a sex symbol in the United States.
Author Anon
Date 1968
Binding Photogrpah
Publisher USA, 1968
Illustrator Anon
Condition Near fine

Price: £150.00

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