Rare Film Posters



Original British 30 inch x 40 inch Quad Poster 1953 Charles Frend Ealing Studios War Film THE CRUEL SEA, based on the novel by Nicholas Monsarrat and starring Jack Hawkins, Donald Sinden, Denholm Elliott, Stanley Baker, John Stratton, Virginia McKenna, Moira Lister, June Thorburn, Liam Redmond, Meredith Edwards, Megs Jenkins and Bruce Seton.

Ealing’s respectful version of a celebrated best-seller about the ravages on corvette crews of a long war, with Jack Hawkins as a professional leading a ship of volunteers. It was one of Ealing’s most successful films financially, and consolidated Jack Hawkins’ reputation.

Poster art by Colin Walklin (1929 – 2020). Graphic designer.

Printed by Graphic Reproductions Ltd. (Ealing’s main printer through the 1940s and 1950s)

The poster is in fine unfolded (rolled) condition.

Availability: 1 in stock