The Virgin Soldiers Film / Movie Poster, Original Vintage 1968 Uk

The Virgin Soldiers Film / Movie Poster, Original Vintage 1968 Uk

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About this item

"What are you afraid of Private Brigg - the jungle or the tarts?"

Country of origin poster from the adaptation of Leslie Thomas' novel about raw recruits serving with the British army in Singapore. Acquired from a relative of John Stockle, the designer of the poster, as part of a private collection. John Stockle is quoted in Sam Branaghan's British Film Posters as saying "We did have some fun with my design for The Virgin Soldiers. I persuaded a lad in our art studio to run across our photographic studio naked and holding a rifle! We placed a small Union Jack on his bottom as a tattoo. London Transport objected to both the tattoo on the 'offending buttocks', and the white background (an invitation to graffiti), and it finally ended up with a dark green background, and Union Jack underpants!"

Year 1968
Poster Type UK Quad (30 x 40 inches)
Style -
Art by John Stockle
Rolled/Folded/Other Folded (stored rolled)
Condition Excellent
Condition Details
Very clean, 1 inch tear on bottom edge and two 1 inch tears on centre right

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Dimensions

W76.0 x H101.0 cm

Condition

Used

Wear condition

Excellent

Designer

John Stockle

Date of manufacture

1960s

Place of origin

United Kingdom

Period

Mid 20th Century

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SKU

61670641
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