Original British 30 inch x 40 inch Quad Poster
TELL THEM WILLIE BOY IS HERE
Original British 30 inch x 40 inch Quad Poster for the 1969 Abraham Polonsky Western TELL THEM WILLIE BOY IS HERE, based on the book By Harry Lawton and starring Robert Redford, Katherine Ross, Robert Blake, Susan Clark, Barry Sullivan and John Vernon.
Based on true events that happened in Banning,California, Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here, tells the story of one of the last Western manhunts, in 1909. Willie Boy, a Native American, kills his girlfriend’s father in self defense, and the two go on the run, pursued by a search posse led by Sheriff Christopher Cooper.
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 very good folded condition with corner pinholes and tiny holes at the cross folds.
Availability: 1 in stock