My Fair Lady - Original Vintage Film Poster

Category Original Vintage Film Poster
Genre Musical
Year 1964
Film Star Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Stanley Holloway, voice of Marnie Nixon, costume design by Cecil Beaton
Artist Tom Chantrell
Size UK Quad 30 x 40 inch
Condition A Grade (click for details)
Price £199
Reference folded
Details This rare style Chantrell poster has some gorgeous pastel pink and lilac floral wash and features scenes in detail from the film which can not be found on any other film poster artwork. Particularly interesting is the image of Audrey's coat and hat as used for the film which Geoff Alan "aged" by using a boiling vat, spooning on dye, leaving light patches for the sun fading and then drying in a furnace. The velvet coat became brittle like something from an egyptian tomb - it was then brushed with a few deft strokes from a wire brush! Amazing to discover how the look was achieved. This film poster came from a cinema in Malta and bears a stamp at the lower right. It has an older crazy look with enlarged pinholes around the borders. A difficult to find poster and one with a history.

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