Rare Film Posters

FERRY TO HONG KONG

£160.00

Original British 20 inch x 30 inch Double Crown Poster for the 1958 Lewis Gilbert Adventure FERRY TO HONG KONG, based on the novel by Max Catto and starring Orson Welles.

Story of an outcast who is forced to journey back and forth between Hong Kong and Macao on a ferry boat whose captain hates him.

Poster art by Brian Bysouth.

Brian Bysouth was born in London in 1936 and attended Willesden Art School as a junior. He joined Downtons agency in the late 1950s where his first accepted film art was for “Tiger Bay”. Apart from a short break with another agency he stayed with Downtons until 1973 when he went freelance. In 1983 he joined Feref Associates where he stayed till his retirement in 2002. In his 40 odd year career he has produced some of the most iconic film posters, from the initial “Tiger Bay” to “Cromwell”, “The Golden Voyage of Sinbad”, “The Island at the Top of the World”, “Raiders of the Lost Ark”, “Big Trouble in Little China”, “The Bounty” and “The Emerald Forest”.

The poster is in fine folded condition.

Availability: 1 in stock

Original British 20 inch x 30 inch Double Crown Poster