Rare Film Posters

CHECKPOINT + THE SPANISH GARDENER

£20.00

Original British 11 inch x 8 1/4 inch Double-Bill Trade Advertisement from Kinematograph Weekly for the 1956 Ralph Thomas Adventure CHECKPOINT, with an original screenplay by Robin Estridge and starring Anthony Steel, Stanley Baker, Odile Versois, James Robertson Justice, Maurice Denham, Michael Medwin and Lee Patterson.

A high-tension story of a master plan to whisk a hunted man across the Italian frontier during a 100-mile-an-hour international motor race.

AND the 1956 Philip Leacock Drama THE SPANISH GARDENER, based on the novel by A.J. Cronin and starring Dirk Bogarde, Michael Hordern, Jon Whiteley, Cyril Cusack, Geoffrey Keen, Maureen Swanson, Lyndon Brook, Bernard Lee, Rosalie Crutchley and Geoffrey Keen.

British diplomat Harrington Brande takes up his new lowly post in Spain accompanied by his son Nicholas. That his wife had left him seems to have affected his career. Nicholas sees it all as something of an adventure and soon becomes friends with the new gardener, Jose. As Nicholas begins to spend more time with Jose, his father takes offense and is concerned at the boy’s loss of affection for him. It leads him to bar Nicholas from even speaking to the gardener. And soon tensions mount.

The Advertisement is in very good condition.

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