The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer Quad Poster 1970

Type: Poster
Condition: Very Good
Year: 1970
Genre: Comedy
Reference: #766

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An important & scarce poster. Important because, this little-known film encompassed a gamut of British comedy talent, spanning established stalwarts such as Arthur Lowe, Ronald Fraser & Ronnie Corbett, with the "New Wave" of British comedy in the form of Peter Cook. The film was scripted not only by Cook but future "Pythons" John Cleese & Graham Chapman & produced by Cook's "That Was The Week That Was" collaborator, David Frost. Inspite of these impressive credentials, this intelligent political satire enjoyed only a limited run & the print run was consequently small, making this a difficult poster to track down. Chantrell also memorably illustrated Peter Cook on the 1967 poster for "Bedazzled", shown here by way of contast (image courtesy of

The poster here is a rare proof copy, having a single faint vertical fold-line only but having escaped the normal machine-folding associated with Quads of this period. There are slight markings to the corners but otherwise the poster is in fine condition.

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