“Their deadly mission: to crack the forbidden island of Han !”
Rightly regarded as one of the key and most collectable movie posters from the 1970’s for a film that created it’s own unique genre and provided the vehicle to launch Bruce Lee (albeit briefly) as a screen & cultural icon. Bob Peak created the artwork and his design was used globally as the imagery became as memorable as its late star. Whilst the core artwork remained the same slight variations appeared in different countries with the UK landscape format probably the most striking as the action imagery (including a nun-chuk wielding Bruce Lee) was offset against a bright yellow background. Offered here is an exceptional UK quad film poster from first year of release 1973 that has minimal handling and age wear it displays and presents to excellent effect. This originally folded (as issued) example is rarely seen in this high grade unrestored investment condition and represents an extremely scarce and collectable example of original movie memorabilia & a fitting tribute to the martial arts legend BRUCE LEE.
TRIVIA: ENTER THE DRAGON due to its huge popularity was consistently re-released and shown after its 1973 debut yet no new standalone posters were ever printed & it was down to the cinema owners to re-use the posters from 1973. Making original unrestored 1973 posters of this quality extremely scarce.…more detail
UK Quad / (30″ x 40″) / Single Sided / Printed in England by W.E.Berry Ltd. Bradford
UK / British – Printed in England by W.E.Berry Ltd Bradford
Near Mint / Originally Folded (as issued)
Ahna Capri, Angela Mao Ying, Bruce Lee, Jackie Chan, Jim Kelly, John Saxon, Kien Shih, Robert Wall, Sammo Hung Kam-Bo