Original 1956 Himlaspelet Poster | Leksand, Sweden
Original 1956 Himlaspelet Poster | Leksand, Sweden

Original 1956 Himlaspelet Poster | Leksand, Sweden

Leksand, Sweden: 1956. Original poster advertising the July 1956 performances of the play Himlaspelet in Leksand, Sweden. Himlaspelet, or The Heavenly Play, by Swedish screenwriter Rune Lindström, recounts a young man’s journey to demand that God return his sweetheart to earth after she is executed for witchcraft. When the young man fails in his quest, it is through his sweetheart’s intervention that the two are reunited in heaven. The play has been performed regularly in Leksand, Sweden since the summer of 1949. The poster is mounted on foam core. Condition: Very Good. Slight age-toning; evidence of damp-staining at upper left edge. Small closed tear at upper right corner. Dimensions 27.5 x 39.375 inches.

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