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  • Rambo: First Blood Part II Movie Poster

    Rambo: First Blood Part II


    “They sent him on a mission and set him up to fail. But they made one mistake. They forgot they were dealing with Rambo.”

    A scarce and highly desirable original 1985 Thai one-sheet movie poster for the Sylvester Stallone ai-action blockbuster “Rambo: First Blood Part II”. With country unique artwork by the prolific Thai artist Tongdee Panumas. Stallone is showcased holding a bazooka with central imagery that was taken directly from the his iconic photographic image used for the American campaign, but unlike the US campaign Stallone is complemented by the full supporting cast and high octane action sequences from the movie. One of Stallone’s best and a reminder as to why he was the most bankable star of the 1980’s. Presented in excellent rolled (as issued) condition it displays and presents to superb effect and represents a fine piece of collectable movie memorabilia for one of Hollywood’s biggest stars, playing one of his greatest and most recognisable signature characters.

    Trivia: Despite its anti-government stance, President Ronald Reagan was a big fan of this film.

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  • The Deer Hunter Original Alternative Movie Poster

    The Deer Hunter


    “An in-depth examination of the ways in which the Vietnam War impacts and disrupts the lives of several friends in a small steel mill town in Pennsylvania.”

    Laurent Durieux’s 2018 screen print for Michael Cimino’s The Deer Hunter (1978). Released by Nautilus Art Prints, this print is signed and hand-numbered #43 from a limited print run of 375. It was voted Expresso Beans’ cinema poster of the year in 2018. Printed using eleven colour inks, Durieux’s illustration is a split mirror image composition showing Robert De Niro’s character Michael hunting in the tranquil mountains of Pennsylvania, and as a soldier in war torn Vietnam beset by explosions and helicopters. Beautiful colours and clever composition make for an impressive poster. Presented in excellent condition this rolled (as issued) example displays superbly and is an impressive piece of stylish poster artwork and is a hugely desirable alternative movie poster.

    Trivia: According to Michael Cimino, Robert De Niro requested a live cartridge in the revolver for the scene in which Michael subjects Stanley to an impromptu game of Russian Roulette, to heighten the intensity of the situation. John Cazale agreed without protest, but obsessively rechecked the gun before each take, to make sure that the live round wasn’t next in the chamber.

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