Rare Film Posters

HENRY V – HAMLET – RICHARD III

£350.00

Original 1958 Re-Release British 30 inch x 40 inch Quad Proof Poster (a trial print of the poster before the lettering is added) for three William Shakespeare adaptations starring and directed by Laurence Olivier: HENRY V; HAMLET and RICHARD III.

The poster art is by Peter Strausfeld. Strausfeld was interned in the Isle of Man at the Onchan Internment Camp during the War where he met the Austrian producer George Hoellering. In 1947 Hoellering opened the Academy Cinema on Oxford Street and invited Strausfeld to produce some posters for the cinema which he did in wood and lino-cuts till his death in 1980.

The poster is in very good unfolded (rolled) condition.

Availability: 1 in stock

Original 1958 Re-Release British 30 inch x 40 inch Quad Proof Poster