This is an ORIGINAL Half-Sheet MOVIE POSTER - NOT A REPRODUCTION ! It was created for use in a theatre to promote the engagement of this Motion Picture in 1974!
This approx. 22x28" Movie Item:
MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS ~ U.S. Half-Sheet Poster NSS# 74/292 -~ PARAMOUNT PICTURES ~ 1974
This gorgeous, elegant poster from the smash-hit AGATHA CHRISTIE thriller is in EXCELLENT / NEAR-MINT condition. There's a very light crease at the top left black area.
Stored FLAT and Out-Of-Sunlight since the 70s, the colors are rich and unfaded and the images sharp and clear. Printed on glossy, heavy poster stock, it has NEVER BEEN FOLDED.
This great poster features a wonderful art image by famed MOVIE-POSTER ARTIST RICHARD AMSEL: an image of the oncoming ORIENT EXPRESS TRAIN forms the handle of a large DAGGER which juts down into the entire image. Clustered around it are dramatic, delicate, entwined profiles of the film's entire ALL-STAR CAST: ALBERT FINNEY , LAUREN BACALL , MARTIN BALSAM , INGRID BERGMAN , JACQUELINE BISSET , JEAN-PIERRE CASSEL , SEAN CONNERY , JOHN GIELGUD , WENDY HILLER , ANTHONY PERKINS , VANESSA REDGRAVE , RACHEL ROBERTS , RICHARD WIDMARK and MICHAEL YORK. Includes the great, stylized title-logo in blood-red lettering.
Directed by SIDNEY LUMET
Text On The Poster Reads:
" THE WHO'S WHO IN THE WHODUNIT! "
About The Poster Artist:
Prolific and popular poster artist, the late RICHARD AMSEL (1947 - 1985) created an amazing array of recognizable music concert , movie and theatre poster images. His Broadway posters include Follies ; Godspell ; Tommy ; Bette Midler's Clams on the Halfshell Review and many more.
Some of his movie posters: Chinatown ; The Sting ; The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean ; The Shootist ; Hello, Dolly! , McCable and Mrs. Miller ; Up the Sandbox ; The Long Goodbye ; Papillon ; The Little Prince ; Death on the Nile ; Murder on the Orient Express ; Lucky Lady ; Nashville ; The Last Tycoon ; Voyage of the Damned ; The Seven Percent Solution ; Julia ; New York , New York ; Paradise Alley , The Muppet Movie ; The Rose ; The Last Picture Show ; Norma Rae ; Coal Miner's Daughter ; Little Miss Marker ; Flash Gordon ; Raiders of the Lost Ark ; Dark Crystal ; Terms of Endearment ; A Star Is Born (1983 Restored Version) ; The Incredible Shrinking Woman ; Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome and many, many more.
In addition, AMSEL created album covers, artwork for Jimi Hendrix , The Who and the commerative poster for Woodstock!
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