“Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.”
One of the most striking British posters you will see ! A stunning original UK quad film poster for Guy Hamilton’s 1969 World War 2 epic “Battle of Britain”. The white background is a lovely bright white making the red, white & blue Union Jack imagery seem to leap from the paper almost 3D style; lovely detailing featuring the iconic Spitfire and Messerschmitt aeroplanes. Originally folded (as issued) this displays to excellent effect…Photographs don’t do justice to what is a really impressive poster. A rare British country of origin poster presented in true investment grade condition that represents a fantastic opportunity to acquire a hugely collectible item of British film movie memorabilia.
Trivia: “Battle of Britain” became regarded as a patriotic tribute to “The Few”, that many of those involved in the production, actors and technicians, reduced their normal fees to work on this film. Much of the large budget went toward the acquisition, restoration, modification, maintenance, and operation of the vintage aircraft.…more detail
UK Quad / (30″ x 40″) / Single Sided / Printed in England by Lonsdale & Bartholomew Ltd
UK / British
Near mint minus – Very fine plus / originally folded (as issued)
Christopher Plummer, Curt Jurgens, Harry Andrews, Ian McShane, Kenneth more, Laurence Olivier, Michael Caine, Michael Redgrave, Nigel Patrick, Patrick Wymark, Ralph Richardson, Robert Shaw, Susannah York, Trevor Howard