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Great ORIGINAL Rolled COMING in FEBRUARY Movie Poster measuring 27" x 41"  UNUSED MINT from Columbia Pictures, for the 1980 romantic love story,

The Competition

Director:

Screenplay by and

They broke the cardinal rule of the competition...they fell in love.

The movie centers on a piano competition whose winner is assured of success. It is Paul's last chance to compete, but newcomer Heidi may be a better pianist. Can romance be far away? Will she take a dive despite the pressure to win from her teacher, Greta, or will she condemn Paul to obscurity?

The entire cast included:

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Paul Dietrich

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Heidi Joan Schoonover

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Greta Vandemann

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Andrew Erskine

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Jerry DiSalvo

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Michael Humphries

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Tatjana Baronova

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Mark Landau

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Mr. Dietrich

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Mrs. Dietrich

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Madame Gorshev

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Brudenell (as James B. Sikking)

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Mrs. DiSalvo

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Vinnie DiSalvo

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Denise DiSalvo


Poster has NEVER BEEN HUNG or used, Good Shape for it's age!!!

MORE INFO ON RICHARD DREYFUSS: American leading man who has played his fair share of irritating pests and brash, ambitious hustlers, Dreyfuss worked his way up through bit parts ( (1967), for one) and TV before gaining attention with his portrayal of Baby Face Nelson in ' (1973). He gained prominence as a college-bound young man in (1973) and as a nervy Jewish kid with high hopes in (1974). By the latter part of the 1970s, Dreyfuss was established as a major star, playing leads (and alter-egos) for 'Steven Spielberg' in two of the top-grossing films of the that decade: (1975) and (1977). He won a Best Actor Oscar in his first romantic lead as an out-of-work actor in (1977). Dreyfuss also produced and starred in the entertaining private eye movie (1978). After a brief lull in the early 1980s, a well-publicized drug problem and a succession of commercial disappointments ( (1980), (1981), (1984)), a clean and sober Dreyfuss re-established himself in the mid-'as one of Hollywood's more engaging leads. He co-starred with and in 's popular (1986). That same year Dreyfuss provided the narration and appeared in the opening and closing "bookends" of 's nostalgic (1986). He quickly followed up with (1987) opposite , 's (1987) with and (1987) with . Dreyfuss continued working steadily through the end of the 1980s and into the 1990s, most notably in Mazursky's (1988), Spielberg's (1989), (1990) and (1990). He appeared as a member of an ensemble that included , and in the romantic comedy _Once Around_ (1991)- and opposite in the successful comedy (1991). Dreyfuss has also remained active in the theater (Death And The Maiden 1992) and on TV. He returned to features in the adaptation of 's play (1993) and followed with a supporting turn as the querulous political opponent in (1995). Dreyfuss received some of the best notices of his career as a determined, inspiring music teacher coping with a deaf son and the demands of his career in (1995).MORE INFO ON AMY IRVING: Born on September 10th of 1953 in Palo Alto, California, Amy was the youngest of three children and was the daughter of influential theatrical director and producer Jules Irving, and actress Priscilla Pointer. Amy was brought up in the world of theater, she was put on the stage from the time she was nine months old, her father was the director and her mother was the actress, they didn't want baby sitters for their children, so if she wasn't performing, she would stayed in the wardrobe department or her mother used to put her in the second row center where she could watch her. And before she was 10 years old, she had already worked in several plays. At a young age, Amy Irving was trained at the American Conservatory Theater and Britain's LAMDA. She made her off- at the age of 17 and from that moment to date, she received critical acclaim, appearing in such plays as: Heartbreak House (1983), The Road to Mecca (1988), Broken Glass (1994), The Three Sisters (1997), The Guys (2002), Ghosts (2002), and Celadine (2004), among others.
In 1976, Amy made her film
, playing Sue Snell, one of her most unforgettable characters in Stephen King's Carrie, a classic in the horror genre, taken to the big screen by director Brian De Palma. For the next few years, Irving continued working in important films, The Fury (1978) also directed by De Palma, Voices (1979) and The Competition (1980). Later, in 1983 she gave a fine performance as Hadass, in Barbra Streisand's Yentl, and won an Oscar nomination for her great work in that successful film. Two of her best opportunities arrived in the late 80s, when she played Anna Anderson in Anastasia: The Mystery of Anna (1986) and Isabelle in the romantic comedy Crossing Delancey (1988); she received a Golden Globe nomination for each movie.
Amy was married to director Steven Spielberg from 1985 to 1989 and she has a son with him (Max). And in 1990, after her divorce, she met Brazilian director Bruno Barreto while they were working in "A Show of Force". They wed a few years later and they have a son (Gabriel). In 1997 Irving made a guest appearance in Woody Allen's Deconstructing Harry, and in 1999 she came back in the sequel of Carrie, The Rage: Carrie 2.
Unfortunately her film opportunities were supposedly narrowed in the 90s. However in the year 2000, she surprised the whole world again when she performed as Mary Ann Simpson, a very funny and sensual at the same time English teacher in the film Bossa Nova. She managed to capture this peculiar character very well. After this romantic comedy, Amy had a great opportunity, playing Barbara Wakefield, Michael Douglas wife in Traffic (2000), the film was a huge success and she won an Actor
, shared with the rest of the cast. Then, this beautiful and talented actress continued working in remarkable films such as, Thirteen Conversations About One Thing (2001), with her Carrie co-star Sissy Spacek in the Walt Disney production Tuck Everlasting (2002) and in the horror film Hide and Seek (2005) along with Robert De Niro. Recently, she had an important part as Emily Sloane in the very known show Alias.
In addition to her talents as an actress, she is a great dancer and also showed off her vocal talents, singing in films such as Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988), Honeysuckle Rose (1980), Rumpelstiltskin (1987) and An American Tail: Feivel Goes West (1991).
Nowadays Amy Irving continues working on stage in
's productions and spends most of her time with her friends and family, especially with her two children.

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