Original Film Posters

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The Great Escape (1963), poster, British

Lot Closed

February 8, 02:11 PM GMT


3,000 - 5,000 GBP

Lot Details


The Great Escape (1963), poster, British

Unframed: 30 x 40 in. (76 x 102 cm)

This epic film, set in a prisoner of war camp during World War II, was based on Paul Brickhill's 1950 book of the same name. The film was produced and directed by John Sturges, and has an incredible cast including Steve McQueen, James Garner, Richard Attenborough, James Donald, Charles Bronson, Donald Pleasence, James Coburn, and Hannes Messemer. At the time of the film's release it was the highest grossing film of the year.

Film Posters of the 60s, Aurum Press Limited, 1997, p. 98