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The Big Sleep

Chantrell's original prototype artwork (16"x 21") for the double-bill Quad poster of "The Big Sleep" & "High Ballin" (1978).

As comparison with the finished Quad shows, Chantrell's initial conceptual design "nailed" the brief. It was Chantrell's ability to quickly grasp what was required, present an acceptable prototype & then translate this into an attractive (& commercially effective) finished art, that made him such a popular choice with commissioning agents. The artwork is a mx of colour wash, magic marker & pen & ink laid to tracing paper & card.

Please note this item is sold without copyright, reproduction rights, licensing agreements or any other type of legal release.

A Letter of Authenticity will accompany this piece attesting to it having come from the artist's personal archive.

Price: £275.00

Film Category: Thriller / Adventure
Director: Michael Winner
Actor / Actresses: Robert Mitchum, Sarah Miles, Richard Boone
Poster Type: Original Artwork
Poster Artist: Chantrell Thomas
Condition: Excellent
Year: 1978
Reference: 61626

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