Original U.S. 27 inch x 41 inch 1-Sheet Poster
Original U.S. 27 inch x 41 inch 1-Sheet Poster for the 1966 Robert Wise Adventure THE SAND PEBBLES, based on the novel by Richard McKenna and starring Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough, Richard Crenna, Candice Bergen, Marayat Andriane Mako.
In 1926, an US naval engineer gets assigned to a gunboat on a rescue mission in war-torn China.
Poster art by Howard Terpning. Howard Terpning was born November 5, 1927, in Oak Park, Illinois. He is an American painter and illustrator best known for his paintings of Native Americans. He studied at the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts and the American Academy of Art in Chicago. In 1962, he began working as a freelance artist creating magazine covers, story illustrations and advertising art for publications such as Reader’s Digest, Time and Newsweek.
In addition Terpning completed over 80 movie posters starting with The Guns of Navarone in 1961. Other examples include Cleopatra, Doctor Zhivago, The Sound of Music, The Sand Pebbles, and the 1967 re-release of Gone with the Wind.
The poster is in very good folded condition with minor separation at the crossfolds.
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