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1984 Prince Purple Rain Easel Back Stand Up Store Display
Purple Rain is a 1984 American rock musical drama film directed by Albert Magnoli, written by Magnoli and William Blin, and produced by Robert Cavallo, Joseph Ruffalo and Steven Fargnoli. The film stars Prince in his acting debut playing “The Kid”, a quasi-biographical character. Purple Rain was developed to showcase Prince’s talents, and the film contains several concert sequences. The film grossed more than $68 million at the box office in the United States and over $80 million worldwide, thus making a large profit on its $7.2 million budget. The film won an Oscar for Best Original Score, the last receive the award.
Presented is a colorful promotional piece for the film Purple Rain printed on cardboard showing a fantastic image of Prince seated on his purple motorcycle. The easel back stand up is the original from Warner Brothers in promotion for the VHS release of the film. The stand-up measures 39″ (wide) x 48″ (tall) folds. The front of the piece is clean with the front headlight portion showing wear (slight detachment) and the back having writing from the store.