Rare Film Posters

DAVY CROCKETT KING OF THE WILD FRONTIER!

£160.00

Original British 11 inch x 17 inch Trade Advertisement from the Daily Film Renter for the 1955 Norman Foster Western DAVY CROCKETT KING OF THE WILD FRONTIER! starring Fess Parker, Buddy Ebsen, William Bakewell, Basil Ruysdael, Pat Hogan, Mike Mazurki and Nick Cravat.

Legends (and myths) from the life of famed American frontiersman Davy Crockett are depicted in this feature film edited from television episodes. Crockett and his friend George Russel fight in the Creek Indian War. Then Crockett is elected to Congress and brings his rough-hewn ways to the House of Representatives. Finally, Crockett and Russell journey to Texas and the last stand at the Alamo.

The advert artwork is by A. “Jock” W. Hinchliffe.
Hinchliffe was born in Perth, Scotland. In 1953 he had a studio in Chalk Farm, North London, where he produced a series of six oil paintings as publicity for 20th Century Fox’s “The Robe”. He had been engaged by Fox in 1926 and produced posters and ads continuously for them, and for Disney, well into the 1960s.

The advert is in fine condition with a horizontal fold.

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