Poster: El Tigre Saltó y Mató, Pero Morirá...Morirá [The Tiger Jumped and Killed but It Will Die...It Will Die]. Eduardo Muñoz BACHS, Santiago ALVAREZ, design, director.

Poster: El Tigre Saltó y Mató, Pero Morirá...Morirá [The Tiger Jumped and Killed but It Will Die...It Will Die]

[Havana, Cuba: S.i., 1973]. Film poster for Cuban director Santiago Alvarez's 16-minute documentary film depicting the injustices commited in Chile in the 1970's under the fascist dictatorship of General Augusto Pinochet. It featured music by Chilean folk singers Violeta Parra and Victor Jara; shortly after the Chilean coup in 1973, Jara was arrested, tortured, and shot to death with 44 bullets from machine gun fire, his body later thrown out into the street of a shantytown in Santiago. Designed by Cuban artist Eduardo Muñoz Bachs, prominently featuring a cartoonish image of Pinochet, whose nose is puncturing a guitar painted the colors of the Chilean flag. Not found in OCLC. Original poster, silkscreened in black, red, and blue on off-white stock, measuring 51cm x 76cm (20.25" x 30"). Professionally linen-backed, with expert touch-up along lower margin and a small area near the center image; Near Fine.

Price: $750.00

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