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Auction History Result

2j002 SEA SHALL NOT HAVE THEM linen English 6sh 1955 Michael Redgrave & Dirk Bogarde in raft, rare!

Date Sold 12/11/2018
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An Original Vintage Theatrical Linenbacked English Six-Sheet (called a 12sh in England) Movie Poster (6sh; measures 77" x 77" [196 x 196 cm]) (Learn More)

The Sea Shall Not Have Them, the 1954 (released in the U.S. in 1955) Lewis Gilbert English World War II (WWII) military thriller ("Surging drama! Excitement that leaps from the screen!"; "The unforgettable drama of the men who lived with danger daily!"; "One of the biggest and greatest casts ever assembled in the breath-taking story of a dramatic rescue."; "From the novel by John Harris"; about a shot-down aircrew afloat at sea and their rescue) starring Michael Redgrave, Dirk Bogarde, Anthony Steel, Nigel Patrick, Bonar Colleano, James Kenney, Sydney Tafler, Griffith Jones, and Jack Watling
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Artist: Eric Pulford
Important Added Info: Note that we have never before auctioned this English six-sheet, which is a "country of origin" poster for this English movie. It has great art by Eric Pulford, who did not do the art for any of the other English posters for this movie! Also note that this English six-sheet measures 77" x 77" [196 x 196 cm], but it has not been trimmed.

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Overall Condition and Pre-Restoration Defects with Quality of Restoration: very good. The poster had tiny paper loss at some crossfolds and some tiny tears and tiny paper loss on parts of some folds. It had tears in the background above the "HA" of "MICHAEL" at top left. Overall, the poster was in very good condition prior to linenbacking. The poster was nicely backed, and displays well!
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