“Now that my wife has become host to a Kandarian demon. I fear that the only way to stop those possessed by the spirits of the book is through the act of… bodily dismemberment.”
Incredibly rare and much sought after original 1981 UK quad film poster for Sam Raimi’s “Evil Dead”. Sam Raimi’s original cult classic is probably one of the better zombie / supernatural movies ever made, becoming legend with the horror genre shocked audiences around the world and became a phenomenon. Lead actor Bruce Campbell is put through a continually escalating series of horrific encounters that allow him to show the full extent of his talent for slapstick comedy. Palace (Video) Pictures bought the rights to distribute the film and commissioned up and coming horror artist Graham Humphreys to design the quad and video artwork. Released in cinemas and on VHS almost simultaneously the modest outlay for the rights to distribute the film proved to be an excellent deal as it went on to see great box-office takings and thousands of tapes sold, but also resulted in making these theatrical posters a real rarity. Totally unrestored this originally folded (as issued) British UK quad film poster is from first year of release, 1981 that displays & presents very well. A great looking piece of horror art that represents an exciting and scarce country unique British piece of original horror film movie memorabilia.
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Trivia: The film was shown to Stephen King, and it was his glowing endorsement (which was later used on the film’s ads and posters) of the film which really sold it to the public. The film was bought by New Line Cinema soon after.…more detail
British UK Quad / 29″ x 38″ / Single Sided – Printed slightly under-sized and has not been trimmed
British / UK
Fine plus -Very Fine minus ; originally folded (as issued)
Betsy Baker, Bruce Campbell, Dan Hicks, Denise Bixler, Ellen Sandweiss, Kassie DePaiva, Richard DeManincor, Sarah Berry, Ted Raimi, Theresa Tilly