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  • Labyrinth Video Movie Poster



    Jim Henson, George Lucas and David Bowie take you into a dazzling world of fantasy and adventure.

    A beautiful poster for Jim Henson’s animatronic fantasy masterpiece “Labyrinth” Receiving a cinema release in 1986, the example offered here is for the first video (VHS) in 1987 and features the the incredible artwork of Ted CoConis as originally used for the US marketing campaign. It’s an incredibly detailed illustration with stunning renditions of David Bowie as Jareth, the Goblin King and Jennifer Connelly as the hero Sarah, both set against a backdrop of Jim Henson’s and Brian Froud’s  goblins, creatures, fairies and monsters. A magnificent, visual and detailed masterpiece of a poster. Originally rolled (as issued) this unrestored film poster presents superbly and is a fine example of rare and collectable memorabilia for a much loved fantasy classic.

    Trivia: Michael Jackson, Prince, and Mick Jagger were considered to play Goblin King Jareth. Jim Henson preferred Sting, until his kids convinced him that David Bowie would be best suited to it. Bowie wanted to make a children’s movie and liked the concept and script, so agreed to take the part.

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