Giant Original Movie Poster. 1956. Framed
One great assemblage of actors in this classic film drama set in both Maryland and Texas, covering two generations of families. How about this for a lineup of actors : James Dean--his best film performance (sorry fans of Rebel), Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, Mercedes McCambridge, Rod Taylor, Sal Mineo, Dennis Hopper and Carrol Baker. Directed by the great George Stevens,who won an the Academy Award for Best Director, and released shortly after Dean was killed in an automobile crash.The movie is considered one of the great classics of all time and has been selected for preservation by the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically or aesthetically significant".
It was a box office bonanza for Warner Bothers, being completed at a cost of slightly over 5 million dollars and grossing almost 40 million. It was nominated for 10 Academy Awards, including Best Actors for both Dean and Hudson, Best Supporting Actress---won by Mercedes McCambridge, as well as Best Picture and Screenplay.
Offered is a high grade example of this movie poster with wonderful images of the three main stars : Dean, Taylor and Hudson. Colors of orange, blue and white pop off the page and are surprisingly bold and bright (most of the surviving examples of this poster are faded and "dull"). Measuring 27 x 41 , it is free of rips , tears and marks,and has been professionally framed and matted with ultraviolet protected plexiglass,making it the perfect display piece for your wall. Just find a hammer and ladder and you're all set !
One very visual movie poster that will immediately capture the attention of any visitor to your entertainment room.Three of the most important actors of the 20th Century at their finest.