The Bargee Chantrell Quad Poster 1964

Type: Poster
Condition: Near Mint
Year: 1964
Genre: Comedy / Nautical
Reference: #684

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Arguably another case where the best thing about a film was the poster created to promote it ! However, this Galton & Simpson crafted story about a casanova of the canals, boasted a great British cast & some fascinating footage of life on the narrowboats. By the time that "The Bargee" was made, Harry H Corbett & Galton & Simpson were already enjoying great success with the TV series "Steptoe & Son", the first 4 series running from 1962-65. Other Comedy "greats" involved in this film included Ronnie Barker, Eric Sykes, Hugh Griffiths, Derek Nimmo, Richard Briers etc. Chantrell's artwork is once again an all-enveloping example. Corbett's "cheeky-chappy" persona is perfectly captured here. This particular poster is a Chantrell "proof" with one centrel vertical foldline only. 
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