Sam Kydd pop art print
Featuring Sam Kydd looking dashing in a cap from “The Rainbow Jacket” with Honor Blackman, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Sid James, Bill Owen, Bernard Lee, & Robert Morley, the film premiered at the Odeon Leicester Square in London on the 27th May 1954.
As well as this pop art portrait, Sam Kydd is included on the Irish Film Map print, a stylish map of Ireland with Irish actors & actresses.
Born in Belfast, Sam Kydd was a prolific actor who appeared in over 290 films, the most by any actor in British cinema. If there was a Midcentury film Sam wasn’t in, it must have been because he was already booked on another production.
Just some of Sam Kydd’s many film credits include: “The Captive Heart” with Michael Redgrave, Mervyn Johns, & Rachel Thomas; “Frieda” with Glynis Johns; “A Song for Tomorrow” with Christopher Lee; “To the Public Danger” with Dermot Walsh & Patricia Hayes; “Scott of the Antarctic” with John Mills & John Gregson; “The Small Back Room” with Jack Hawkins, Cyril Cusack, & Patrick Macnee; “Once a Jolly Swagman” with Dirk Bogarde & Moira Lister; “Badger’s Green” with Barbara Murray; “Floodtide” with Gordon Jackson, Elizabeth Sellars, & Molly Weir; classic Ealing comedy “Passport to Pimlico” with Stanley Holloway, Charles Hawtrey, Margaret Rutherford, Basil Radford & Naunton Wayne; “Poet’s Pub” with Joyce Grenfell & Anthony Steel; “Saints & Sinners” with Kieron Moore, Sheila Manahan, & Eddie Byrne; “Madness of the Heart” with Margaret Lockwood; “The Hasty Heart” with Richard Todd; “The Blue Lamp” with Jack Warner, Meredith Edwards, & Dora Bryan; “No Trace” with Dinah Sheridan; “Cage of Gold” with Jean Simmons & Herbert Lom; “Pool of London” with Earl Cameron & Ian Bannen; “Penny Points to Paradise” with Harry Secombe & Peter Sellers; “The Galloping Major” with Janette Scott; “Secret People” with Audrey Hepburn & Bob Monkhouse; “Angels One Five” with Michael Denison & Dulcie Gray; “The Brave Don’t Cry” with Fulton Mackay; “Trent’s Last Case” with Orson Welles, John McCallum, & Kenneth Williams;
“I’m All Right Jack” with Richard Attenborough & Dennis Price; “The House in Marsh Road” with Patricia Dainton; “Smashing Time” with Valerie Leon; “The Killing of Sister George” with Beryl Reid; “Quest for Love” with Joan Collins; “Up the Chastity Belt” with Graham Crowden, Eartha Kitt, & David Prowse; “Steptoe & Son Ride Again” with Yootha Joyce & Frank Thornton; “Yesterday’s Hero” with Adam Faith; “The MIrror Crack’d” with Elizabeth Taylor & Pierce Brosnan; “Eye of the Needle” with Donald Sutherland; & “The Voice of Merrill” with Valerie Hobson.
As well as his many film credits, Sam Kydd was a regular on British television also. Just a few of his TV credits include: “Before Your Very Eyes” with Arthur Askey & Joe Robinson; “Educated Evans” with Liz Fraser; “Dial 999” with Clifford Evans & Irene Handl; “Decision” with Richard O’Sullivan; “The Tony Hancock Show”; “Hancock’s Haif Hour”; “BBC Sunday-Night Theatre” with George Baker; “Television Playhouse” with Ronnie Barker; “Swallows & Amazons” with Susan George; “Crane”; “Orlando” with Trevor Bannister; “The Persuaders!” with Jenny Hanley; “Z Cars” with Paula Wilcox; “Dixon of Dock Green” with Jack Warner; “The Dick Emery Show”; “Crossroads”; “Dad’s Army” with John Laurie; “Whodunnit?” with Joanna Lumley, Patrick Mower, & Kate O’Mara; & “Coronation Street“.
An official collaboration with Studiocanal, the Irish Film pop art collection is available in 3 sizes & 20 colours, printed on museum-quality archival card of 310gsm, made from 100% cotton, with fine-art pigment inks for longevity, exclusively by Art & Hue.
Available in A4, A3, and A2 sizes to fit standard-size picture frames. Please note that black frame is not included – for a guide on choosing a frame size, visit here.
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