1976 US 1-sheet 27x41" (69x104cm)

Grade: Very Fine



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Poster title: Rocky

Poster Year: 1976

Poster Origin: US

Size: 1-sheet  27x41"  (69x104cm)

Style: pre-awards style

Film title: Rocky

Film Year: 1976

Film Origin: USA

Film Directors: John G. Avildsen

Film Actors: Sylvester StalloneTalia ShireBurt YoungCarl Weathers

Film Genres: Drama| Sport

Film Plot: Rocky Balboa, a small-time boxer gets a supremely rare chance to fight the heavy-weight champion, Apollo Creed, in a bout in which he strives to go the distance for his self-respect.

Categories: Black & WhiteClassicsFilmRemarkably RolledSports

Keywords: 1970sboxinginspiringPhiladelphia

Grade: C8  Very Fine. Rolled, single-sided. Unused, minimal handling and some edge wear, primarily on right edge at the top and bottom.

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

Price: $1,200

One of the most inspirational movies put to celluloid, Rocky has basically become intertwined into the cultural fabric of America. Everyone loves the story of the underdog — down and out, no fancy technology or training, only raw heart and pride will allow him to succeed. The movie was a bit of an underdog as well. Made for only 1 million dollars and filmed in only 28 days, Rocky won over both the box office — as the highest grossing picture of 1976 — and the critics — getting nominated for 9 Academy Awards and 3 wins including Best Picture. A true American classic!

The US 1-sheet has an amazingly effective, yet understated design. It would be a wonderful centerpiece for a black & white only poster wall! This particular copy is also very special as it is both a pre-awards poster AND it has never been folded. This is one of only a handful of rolled copies of Rocky I’ve ever heard of! It was most likely plucked off the printers by an employee who appreciated the art; the success of and cultural impact Rocky would enjoy couldn’t possibly have been known to the person who saved this pre-awards beauty from the dreaded folding machines!


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