101st Airborne Division, Original, vintage film poster 'Screaming Eagles', 1956
Screaming Eagles is a 1956 black-and-white World War II film directed by Charles F. Haas, released by Allied Artists, and starring Tom Tryon, Jan Merlin. The story is set during the night of the Normandy landings, where the 101st Airborne Division jumps into France. The title of the film refers to the nickname of the Division, based on it's shoulder sleeve insignia.
This is an original US One Sheet, measuring approx. 27 x 41", and is linen backed, ready for framing.
The poster was in was in very good condition before backing, and the colours are very bright and crisp.
All our film posters are original, and most have been used in cinemas. This means that they may show signs of use, including fading, creasing, holes and staining. We endeavor to list these if they are significant, but there may be minor, age -related wear that is not detailed. Posters from this era were printed onto cheap, thin paper, which over time can become brittle and discolored. Folding the paper caused further damage, and the posters may have split along the fold lines, along with damage caused by tape and drawing pin holes. During the linen backing process, the poster is cleaned to remove dirt and marks, where possible, and de-acidified to neutralize the paper and prevent further decay. The poster is pasted onto a layer of Masa paper and linen fabric, which flattens it, fixes tears, prevents further damage and brings the wonderful artwork back to life.
The film poster presents very well, and is ready for framing. It will be mailed rolled in a cardboard tube.
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