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EXCALIBUR Original UK Quad British POSTER NIGEL TERRY Helen Mirren Cult Fantasy
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EXCALIBUR Original UK Quad British POSTER NIGEL TERRY Helen Mirren Cult Fantasy
EXCALIBUR Original UK Quad British POSTER NIGEL TERRY Helen Mirren Cult Fantasy

EXCALIBUR Original UK Quad British POSTER NIGEL TERRY Helen Mirren Cult Fantasy

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This is an ORIGINAL British Quad UK Poster measuring 30” x 40” it has some light surface wear and edgewear.I also has extra folds and edgewear. Please see images. This was used in England at the time to promote the release of the popular cult Science Fiction Fantasy motion picture,Excalibur Director: John BoormanBased on the book by:Thomas Malory & Rospo PallenbergNo mortal could possess it! No kingdom could command it! A spirited accounting of one of the most obscure periods of the world's history. This reprisal is magical in its execution and gives its audience something to watch. As the title would suggest, it follows the travels of the legendary sword Excalibur through Arthurian myth, from the violent, powerful hands of Uther Pendragon, to a long-years' rest in the stone to being redrawn by Uther's son Arthur, who uses it to defeat the evil invaders and establish the great court of Camelot and the great Knights of the Round Table. It is there in Arthur's glory years and in his decline, brought on by the love affair between his wife Guenevere and best friend and best knight Sir Lancelot, the Holy Grail Quest which produces many casualties among the knights, and the arrival of Mordred, the son Arthur had by his evil half-sister, the sorceress Morgana. Through it all, the magician Merlin watches over everything, always ready to throw in a Charm of Making when it's called for.A beautiful translation of a legend into sound and light. The entire cast included: Nigel Terry... King ArthurHelen Mirren... MorganaNicholas Clay... LancelotCherie Lunghi... GueneverePaul Geoffrey... PercevalNicol Williamson... MerlinRobert Addie... MordredGabriel Byrne... Uther PendragonKeith Buckley... UryensKatrine Boorman... IgrayneLiam Neeson... GawainCorin Redgrave... CornwallNiall O'Brien... KayPatrick Stewart... LeondegranceClive Swift... Sir HectorThis foreign poster would look great framed!Shop with confidence! This is part of our in-store inventory from our shop which is has been located in the heart of Hollywood where we have been in business for OVER40 years!MORE INFO ON NIGEL TERRY: A short, dark-haired, slightly forlorn-looking British character actor, Nigel Terry has primarily dedicated himself to the classical stage. When he has extended himself into film and TV outings, it has been primarily for historical or period roles. Over the years he has grown quite comfortable in both a pair of hose and a suit of armor. Born in Bristol, England, on August 15, 1945, Nigel trained with several repertory companies, including the Oxford Meadow Players and Bristol Old Vic, where some of his better known works included "Volpone," "Right You Are," "The Balcony," "Richard II," and "Two Gentlemen from Verona." Over time he has appeared extensively with the Royal Shakespearean Company, the Round House Theatre and the Royal Court Theatre. Showing flashes of brilliance in his film debut as the drooling, moronic and cowardly Prince John in The Lion in Winter (1968), Nigel held his own opposite a most intimidating cast that included Peter O'Toole, Oscar-winner Katharine Hepburn and Anthony Hopkins (who also made his film debut). Surprisingly, it did not lead to a torrent of film roles. In demand on the repertory stage, however, he continued with sterling roles in "She Stoops to Conquer," "'Tis Pity She's a Whore," "Queen Christina," "Look Out...Here Comes Trouble," "The Suicide" and "A Month in the Country." Thirteen years later Nigel finally returned to the cinema, making a memorable comeback in John Boorman's medieval epic Excalibur (1981) as King Arthur, who grew from a humbling, bumbling squire to a noble and rather melancholy ruler throughout the course of the film. This feat, in turn, ignited more on-camera work. Nigel earned kudos playing the sexually degenerate titular painter in Derek Jarman's Caravaggio (1986), and subsequently turned in other interestingly off-kiltered characters for Jarman in The Last of England (1988), War Requiem (1989), Edward II (1991) and Blue (1993/I), an association that ended with Jarman's AIDS-related death in 1994. Nigel also became a familiar face on British TV and is probably best known in America for starring in the US/British series "Covington Cross" (1992), in which he played Sir Thomas Gray, a medieval knight. In addition he created fascinating character portraits in the plush TV costumers "The Mushroom Picker," "Far from the Madding Crowd" and "Crime and Punishment." More recently Nigel appeared in the films The Emperor's New Clothes (2001), FeardotCom (2002) and the Brad Pitt epic starrer Troy (2004).This item is part of our in-store inventory from our shop which is located in the heart of Hollywood where we have been in business for OVER 40 years!Winning buyder agrees in advance to pay an additional Mailpostage (Foreign orders will require additional postage) and to remit full payment after notification from the seller. California residents must add state sales taxes. Be sure to click on "View Seller's Other products" for more great items like this!
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