Rare Film Posters



Original British 30 inch x 40 inch Quad Poster for the 1946 Basil Dearden Wartime Drama THE CAPTIVE HEART starring Michael Redgrave, Jack Warner, Mervyn Johns, Jack Lambert, Basil Radford, Jimmy Hanley, Gordon Jackson, Ralph Michael, Derek Bond, Rachel Kempson, Guy Middleton and Gladys Henson.

A series of stories about the lives and loves of nine men in a Prisoner of War Camp over five years. Location shooting in the British occupied part of Germany adds believability.

Poster art by John Bainbridge

John Bainbridge was born in Sydney, Australia in 1918 and educated in Melbourne at the Swinbourne Art School and National Gallery School. He was appointed art director of the National Theatre of Melbourne in 1940. In 1945 he moved to England working as an exhibition designer, poster artist, documentary film maker, theatre set and costume designer. He was elected Fellow of the Society of Industrial Artists in 1959.

Poster printed by W.E. Berry Ltd., Bradford

The poster is in very good folded condition. There is a 1/2 inch tear at the right edge, border only. There are a few short tears in the bottom edge, border only. There is some slight creasing towards the right edge and along the bottom half of the vertical centre fold. There is a full length crease 1 inch in from the left edge.

Availability: 1 in stock

Original British 30 inch x 40 inch Quad Poster