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9w046 CARRY ON ADMIRAL 1/2sh '59 The Ship Was Loaded, art of English sailors by Jack Davis!

Date Sold 8/5/2014
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An Original 1959 Vintage Theatrical Unfolded Half-Sheet Movie Poster (1/2sh; measures 21 1/2" x 28" [55 x 71 cm]) (Learn More)

Carry-on Admiral (released in the U.S. in 1959 as "The Ship Was Loaded"), the 1957 Val Guest English drunken sailor seafaring comedy ("There was this girl chaser on the sub chaser... with a gin chaser..."; "And now it's the nave with a shipload of laughter!"; "The funniest film since Britannia waived the rules!"; "And now it's the Navy with a shipload of laughter!"; "Carry on cock it's a riot!") starring David Tomlinson, Peggy Cummins, Brian Reece, Eunice Greyson, A.E. Matthews (in the title role as Admiral Sir Maximillian Godfrey K.C.B), and Joan Sims
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Artist: Jack Davis
Important Added Info: Note that this poster has been trimmed and it now measures 21 1/2" x 28" [55 x 71 cm]. Also note that this poster has never been folded! Some pre-1970 half-sheet posters were folded twice horizontally at the poster exchange, while some were not. It can be difficult to find an unfolded example of many pre-1970 half-sheet posters (note that most post-1970 half-sheets were NOT folded, so they are pretty much only found unfolded, and therefore this does not apply to those half-sheets).

Condition: good. There is much surface paper loss and some staining throughout the title area and someone has carefully touched up those areas with marker from the front (the poster had a title change snipe covering that area at one time). There are minor creases and smudges scattered throughout the poster.
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