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Thunderball (1965), poster, British

Lot Closed

February 8, 02:26 PM GMT


6,000 - 9,000 GBP

Lot Details


Thunderball (1965), poster, British

Artists: Robert E. McGinnis (born 1926), Frank McCarthy (1924-2002)

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

Framed: 36 1/40 x 46 in. (92 x 117 cm)

This was the fourth in the James Bond series, and stars Sean Connery. The film was directed by Terence Young, who had directed the first Bond film, Dr. No and the second film, From Russia with Love. James Bond films are well known for their gadgets. This film is no exception, with the introduction of Bond's Bell Rocket Belt (developed by Bell Aircraft Corporation).

Film Posters of the 60s, Aurum Press, 1997, p. 112, The Official 007 Collection: James Bond Movie Posters, Boxtree, 2001, pp. 42-43 (featuring posters from the Eon Productions archive); James Bond: 50 Years of Movie Posters, Dorling Kindersley, 2012, pp. 70-71