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Nick & Nora
Nick & Nora
Nick & Nora
Nick & Nora

Artist Frank "Fraver" Verlizzo

Nick & Nora

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The artist's narrative:

NICK & NORA — Broadway was anticipating a smash hit when the Arthur Laurents-Charles Strouse-Richard Maltby, Jr. musical version of the beloved The Thin Man series was announced in 1991. The characters of the madcap high society couple, Nick & Nora Charles (along with their clever terrier, Asta), personified sophistication and seemed a natural fit for the stage.

I enjoyed meeting and presenting my poster ideas to director and playwright Arthur Laurents. Although my work was well-received, the production was awarded to a rival ad agency. That, of course, meant my art would never see the light of day. From what amounted to a dozen of my proposed poster designs, this remains my favorite. It was to be printed in black and white, textured with a dot screen to simulate vintage crime journals, while stylistically echoing the legendary series of Hollywood films.



Technical information:

A framed poster with museum-quality paper and a beautiful frame.

  • Size 20x28 inches (51x71 cm)
  • 200 gsm / 80 lb matte (uncoated) paper
  • Lightweight 1-2 cm (0.4-0.8") thick frame
  • Shatterproof, transparent plexiglass.
  • Includes hanging kit, to hang in both portrait and landscape orientations.
  • For indoor use

The frame and poster are delivered together, but not mounted. 



The purchase of this poster is intended for personal display by the intended user. The purchase does not constitute any license, or permission for promotion, advertising or any commercial or non-commercial exploitation. All rights remain the property of the artist.