2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Lot #311 - Cinema Poster Live Auction - UK Quad Poster, 1968

Stock #124608

Artist Bob McCall produced two designs for Stanley Kubrick's groundbreaking sci-fi film "2001: A Space Odyssey" with this Style A UK Quad being the best known of the two (the other features astronauts exploring the Moon's surface) with its 'Space-Wheel' imagery most associated to the film. It represents a key scene in the movie when accompanied by the classical music score from Johann Strauss' 'Blue Danube' Waltz. Originally folded, the poster has had the folds flattened out by being conservation linen-backed and as expected presents to a very high standard. "2001: A Space Odyssey" was the last movie made about men on the moon before Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked there in real life in 1969.

Printed in England by Lonsdale & Bartholomew (Nottingham) Ltd.

30" x 40" (76 x 102 cm)

Condition: Excellent

Conservation linen-backed, with fold lines 'flattened out'. Colours are vibrant and the poster presents and displays to a very high standard.

Artist: Bob McCall

£500 - 700

VAT Status: M

Certificate of Authenticity This item comes with a Prop Store Certificate of Authenticity.

This item is on consignment and is sold under the margin scheme for collector's items; no VAT is due.
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