2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY, 1968. Original 40 x 60 (131 x 197cm) “Space Wheel” style science fiction movie theater poster for sale starring; Gary Lockwood, Keir Dullea, William Sylvester, directory Stanley Kubrick and writers Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke. This landmark movie made from Arthur C Clarke’s novel was a huge success. This movie was released a year before Armstrong landed on the moon and was certainly part of the build up of excitement amongst Americans. Part of what made this film so memorable was by the opening scene and of course the epic soundtrack, which is referenced and known by nearly all movie goers. This movie won 1 Oscar and 13 other awards and due to its popularity it had several re-releases ( 1974, 1977, 1980 ; this poster is from the original 1968 release.
This original 40×60 has been stamped at the top and bottom with the number 72 38. What these numbers signify is not clear, but there origin came from the studios stamping the poste this way. If anyone has any information about these markings please let us know.
This particular 40 x 60 has various defects including a tear at the top of the poster which was mended by tape on the back. Numerous pieces of tape on the back will need to be removed prior to linen backing. General creasing throughout the poster which is pretty common on 40 x 60 posters are clearly visible in the enlarged photo as well as general edge wear. Luckily none of this damage affects the artwork so this poster will benefit greatly from linen backing.
We can linen back and retouch the fold lines on this poster for an additional $175 upon request or by adding the service to your shopping cart below. This will produce a flat poster prepared correctly for future framing. We linen back posters in house, please allow a week for this service to be completed. For more information on linen backing please click here
Condition is C6-7. Price. $1250. Rolled
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A folded or rolled poster = $10 | If Linen Backed = $15
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