Sweeney

Sweeney-Movie-Poster

£175.00

“The roughest, toughest men from London’s greatest crime squad smash their way onto the big screen.”

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A real find ! An original “Sweeney” UK film poster for the big screen version for one of the finest British cop dramas of the 70’s. A commercial and critical success when released it remains to this day the truest depiction of a gritty 70’s lifestyle and probably the truest portrayal of British policing at the time; good and bad…Presented in excellent rolled (as issued) condition this superb unrestored 1977 British one sheet film poster looks and displays superbly from the beautiful rich colours to  Frank Langford’s incredibly detailed artwork. With more quotable lines than your average Bond film the Sweeney holds a special place in British TV history with its two stars John Thaw (Regan) & Dennis Waterman (Carter)  both perfectly characterised here going to to have massively successful TV careers. Hugely desirable, this rare item represents a fine item of highly collectable original film movie memorabilia…“We’re the Sweeney son, and we haven’t had any dinner !”

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Year

1977

Size/Type

UK One Sheet (27" x 40") Single Sided

Country of Origin

UK / British

Condition

Near mint minus; originally rolled (as issued)

Director

David Wickes

Actor/Actress

Barry Foster, Colin Welland, Dennis Waterman, Diane Keen, Ian Bannen, John Thaw

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