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2j114 BIG SHOW 1sh '61 sexy Esther Williams & Cliff Robertson, plus Ed Sullivan!

Date Sold 7/10/2012
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An Original Vintage Theatrical Folded One-Sheet Movie Poster (1sh; measures 27" x 41" [69 x 104 cm]) (Learn More)

The Big Show, the 1961 James B. Clark aquatic swimming circus thriller ("An evermounting excitement of entertainment!"; "Thrill by thrill - more entertaining than you ever thought possible"; "Man-eating polar bears on savage rampage! Breathtaking bicycle balancing on the high wire! camel caravans in precision display! Daring mile-a-minute triple somersaults in mid-air! Elephants! Rhinoceros! Stallions! And countless other human and animal attractions to stun the imagination!"; "Presenting in RING 1 The blonde beauty who risks life itself - in a cage of savage, man-eating Polar bears!"; "Presenting in RING 2 The Royal Family of the Circus - in the most death-defying trapeze feats known to man!"; "Presenting in RING 3 The cavalcade of animal wonders - beasts of uncharted wilds in dazzling displays of danger!"; "THE PLAYGIRL...who'd give anything to be part of the Big Top World of Entertainment! THE DAREDEVIL...who showed his greatest courage the day he lied! THE CIRCUS KING...his throne was high above the maddening crowd-until that night! THE KNIFE THROWER...who stole the show-with a killer's instinct! THE TEENAGER...who dreamed of first love...and the boy who made it come true!"; "Ed Sullivan says: 'This is it! The Big Show is REALLY the Big Show! I loved it!'"; "Thrill! Thrill! Thrill!"; "Man-eating Polar bears suddenly unleashing savage vengeance on their tamer!"; "The Rain of Knives that never miss -and sometimes kill!"; "The Cavalcade of Camels in dazzling caravan of precision!"; "The cavalcade of wonders... the spectacle of nerve-tingling feats... the greatest thrills on Earth are yours in The Big Show"; "The 'Salto Mortale'- most death-defying trapeze feat known to man!"; "Jumbo Elephants, Stunning Stallions and mammoth rhinoceros in eye -filling parade!"; "Amazing high wire aerialists balancing between life and death in mid-air!"; "Scream in suspense as Blonde Beauty risks life with savage man-eating polar bears!"; "Share the excitement as high wire aerialists balance between life and death in mid-air!"; "Live the greatest thrills on earth as a cavalcade of animal wonder stun the imagination!"; "Written by Ted Sherdeman") starring Esther Williams, Cliff Robertson, Nehemiah Persoff, Robert Vaughn, Margia Dean, David Nelson, and Carol Christensen
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Important Added Info: Note that the one-sheet features an image of Ed Sullivan with a quote that says "Ed Sullivan says: 'This is it! The Big Show is REALLY the Big Show!'" (a reference, of course, to Sullivan's classic description of his own TV show!).

Condition: good to very good. There are enlarged tack holes in each corner of the poster.
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