Original U.S. 12 1/4 inch x 17 inch 16 page illustrated Academy Award Pressbook and 8 page supplement
Original U.S. 12 1/4 inch x 17 inch 16 page illustrated Academy Award Pressbook and 8 page supplement for the 1959 William Wyler Historical Drama BEN-HUR, based on the novel by Lew Wallace and starring Charlton Heston, Stephen Boyd, Haya Harareet, Jack Hawkins, Hugh Griffith, Martha Scott, Cathy O’Donnell, Sam Jaffe, Finlay Currie, Frank Thring, Terence Longdon, George Relph and André Morell.
After a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge.
Cover art by Joseph Smith (1912 – 2003). Specialist in American Horror and Sci-Fi movie posters, including: “Blood of the Vampire”, “The Brides of Dracula”, “Curse of the Werewolf”, “The Day of the Triffids”, “The Day the Earth Caught Fire”, “The Giant Behemoth”, “Gorgo”, “Horror of Dracula”, “It Came From Outer Space”, “Kiss of the Vampire”, “The Mole People”.
The pressbook is in very good condition with a soft horizontal centre fold and a few stains in the top right corner.
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