Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Sullivan's Travels (Paramount, 1941). One Sheet (27" X 41") Style A.
    Now considered to be one of Preston Sturges' best productions, this ironic satire pokes fun at the movie industry and what defines a film as "important," as well as the sheltered outlook held by some of the fortunate inhabitants of Hollywood's upper class. Though Joel McCrea is without a doubt the main protagonist of the story and has top billing in all of the advertisements, most of the posters feature a young, virtually unknown Veronica Lake front and center, despite this being her first role not only as a lead actress, but in her first credited role using her stage name. This wonderfully vibrant one sheet has had touchup applied to the folds, pinholes in the upper borders and background with one pinhole in the left border, a tear from the upper border into the background, one small tear each in the right and upper borders, and a small gouge in the upper vertical fold. There are some light spotty stains in the borders and poster interior that have not been restored. Very Fine- on Linen.


    Please see full-color, enlargeable images above for more details.

    View movie details on IMDB
    View movie details on AllMovie


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2016
    19th-20th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 10
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 518

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $19) per lot.

    Sold on Nov 20, 2016 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 23 days left to consign to the 2021 July 24 - 25 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Grey is a true asset to Heritage Auctions and Heritage Auctions are a true asset to the Movie Poster Hobby.
    Jim G.,
    Ray, MI
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Auction #162119 spotlights


    The Brute Man (PRC, 1946). Fine - on Linen. One Sheet (27" X 41")
    BID NOW


    The Fly (20th Century Fox, 1958). Very Fine-. Lobby Card Set of 8 (11" X 14")
    BID NOW


    Kiss of the Vampire (Universal, 1963). Very Fine- on Linen. Three Sheet (79" X 41.25")
    BID NOW


    Monster from the Ocean Floor (Lippert, 1954). Folded, Very Fine-. One Sheet (27" X 41").
    BID NOW


    20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (Buena Vista, 1954). Folded, Fine/Very Fine. One Sheet (27" X 41")
    BID NOW


    The Astounding She Monster (American International, 1958). Very Fine. Lobby Card Set of 8 (11" X 14")
    BID NOW


    I Married Adventure (Columbia, 1940). Folded, Very Fine. One Sheet (27" X 41")
    BID NOW


    The Three Caballeros (RKO, 1945). Fine/Very Fine. Window Card (14" X 22").
    BID NOW

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search