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The Longest Day Poster

UK Quad cinema poster for the WWII classic "The Longest Day" (1962) with poster illustration by Tom Chantrell.

Please note that this is a re-release poster denoted by the introduction of "Gert Frobe" to the cast list (following the success of "Goldfinger") & the switch of order between "Stuart Whitman" & "John Wayne" (presumably to give Wayne more prominence. Please note the first release poster for comparison: https://www.moviepostermem.com/The-Longest-Day-Poster/62050 Otherwise the first release & re-release posters are identical.

"The Longest Day" is an excellent example of a Chantrell Quad. Unlike many illustrators who painted from designs supplied by others, Chantrell invariably both designed & illustrated his own posters. In this case Chantrell presents the view from inside a German beach fortification, the situation poised for massive conflict, a great device for stimulating the excitement of the viewing public. To learn more about Tom Chabntrell please visit the Chantrell website which we also run: https://www.chantrellposter.com/

Poster folded with writing to the reverse which does NOT show through & in excellent condition, offering a cost effective alternative to the more expensive first release poster.

Price: £145.00

Film Category: War
Director: Marton / Annakin / Wicki
Actor / Actresses: John Wayne, Robert Mitchum, Henry Fonda
Poster Type: UK Quad (30" x 40", 76cm x 102cm)
Poster Artist: Chantrell Thomas
Condition: Excellent
Year: 1962
Reference: 62071

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