Escape from New York

1997: Fuga da New York

1981 Italian 1-sheet 27x39" (70x100cm)

Artist: Casaro, Renato (1935-)

Grade: Fine to Very Fine



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English title: Escape from New York

Poster title: 1997: Fuga da New York

Artist: Casaro, Renato (1935-)

Poster Year: 1981

Poster Origin: Italian

Size: 1-sheet  27x39"  (70x100cm)

Film title: Escape from New York

Film Year: 1981

Film Origin: UK | USA

Film Directors: John Carpenter

Film Actors: Kurt RussellLee Van CleefErnest BorgnineDonald Pleasence

Film Genres: Action| Sci-Fi

Film Plot: In 1997, when the US President crashes into Manhattan, now a giant maximum security prison, a convicted bank robber is sent in for a rescue.

Categories: Bold ColorsCultAirplanesFilm

Keywords: 1980sbluecitydystopiagunhathelicopterNYCpost-apocalypseStatue of Libertyyellow

Grade: C7-C8  Fine to Very Fine. Folded, single-sided. Theater-used poster with minimal handling/edge wear, multiple staple holes around the border.

Framing: List prices are for posters only. Please inquire to discuss framing options.

Price: $425

From John Carpenter, the original master of the genre film–a torch now carried by Quentin Tarantino). Escape from New York is easily one of Carpenter’s best and most beloved! It’s not surprising that Kurt Russell considers it his favorite film and Plissken his favorite role. Part dystopian sci-fi, part exploitation film, all badassery.

This Italian poster with incredible art by Renato Casaro may seem familiar at first glance, but this particular size is incredibly rare. The Italian 1-sheet (27×39″) is a rare specimen regardless of title and they are highly sought after by collectors for display alongside similarly sized US posters. This Escape from New York Italian 1-sheet is the first I’ve ever seen!


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