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THE GODFATHER (1972) POSTER, BRITISH

THE GODFATHER (1972) POSTER, BRITISH

THE GODFATHER (1972) POSTER, BRITISH

THE GODFATHER (1972) POSTER, BRITISH


Unframed: 104 x 69 cm (41 x 27 in.)


This is the original British poster for Francis Ford Coppola's gangster masterpiece starring Marlon Brando, Al Pacino and Robert Duvall. This is considered one of the greatest films of the 20th century. It picked up seven Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Actor for Brando. The American poster only used the puppeteer artwork under Brando's face. This size British poster was used for display throughout the Commonwealth.



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Linen-backed. Excellent condition with the colours remaining very bright. Very minor restoration to folds and circular censor stamp in the white background. There is natural ageing colouration to the cream background.


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Film Posters of the 70s, Aurum Press Limited, 1998, page 17.