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7m352 BECKET pressbook R67 Richard Burton in the title role, Peter O'Toole, John Gielgud

Date Sold 1/12/2012
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A 1967 Re-Release Vintage Theatrical Movie Pressbook (pb; measures 12 1/4" x 15" [31 x 38 cm]; 14 pages) (Learn More)

Becket, the 1964 Peter Glenville (nominated for the Best Director Academy Award for this film) English/U.S. medieval royaltly melodrama ("Once again the screen explodes with rage, passion and greatness!"; "A taste for wine and women made them friends. A sudden clash made them man and martyr... which led to murder"; "The two most exciting stars of our time"; "A spectacular story of conflict and conspiracy... murder and madness... revelry and revenge... love and hate that changed the course of human history!"; "Based on the play 'Becket' by Jean Anouilh"; "Screenplay by Edward Anhalt"; nominated for the Best Picture Academy Award) starring Richard Burton (nominated for the Best Actor Academy Award for this film; in the title role "as Becket"), Peter O'Toole (nominated for the Best Actor Academy Award for this film; "as His King"; as King Henry II), John Gielgud (nominated for the Best Supporting Actor Academy Award for this film), Donald Wolfit, Martita Hunt, Pamela Brown, and Felix Aylmer
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Artist: Sandy Kossin
Important Added Info: Note that we have provided an image of the front and back covers of this pressbook, and of course, the winner of this auction will receive the entire single pressbook we are auctioning (plus any supplements or heralds described above)! Also note that this pressbook is complete and uncut! Given that theater owners purchased pressbooks partly in order to create their newspaper advertising, and quite frequently cut them up for that purpose, it is rare to find a pressbook that IS complete and uncut!

Condition: very good, NO CUTS.
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