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    The Titfield Thunderbolt (GFD, 1953). Full-Bleed British Quad (30" X 40") Edward Bawden Artwork.
    George Relph and Stanley Holloway star in this comedy about a small English village that's about to lose its railway service, and the manic citizen movement to run the line themselves. This was the very first comedy shot in color for Ealing Studios, producing a vibrant British quad to match. Illustrating locomotives was old hat for artist Edward Bawden, who had already done artwork for several British railway companies, and that experience shines through in this lovely and rare country-of-origin poster. Touchup includes fold wear, minor tears, and small chips at the edges. Very Fine- on Linen.


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