Michael Redgrave Pop Art
The head of the famous acting dynasty, Sir Michael Redgrave headlined many important productions including the cult horror anthology “Dead of Night”. The influential film also stars Basil Radford & Naunton Wayne, the unique cinematic double-act who first appeared in Hitchcock‘s “The Lady Vanishes” with Margaret Lockwood and Michael Redgrave as the leading man in his first major film role.
Renowned for his theatre work, Sir Redgrave also had a prolific film career including “The Stars look Down” with Margaret Lockwood & Cecil Parker; “The Way to the Stars” with Stanley Holloway & Jean Simmons; “The Captive Heart” with Mervyn Johns, Rachel Thomas, & Gordon Jackson; “The Years Between” with Dulcie Gray & Katie Johnson; “The Man Within” with Danny Green & Richard Attenborough; “Fame Is the Spur” with Honor Blackman; and “Mourning Becomes Electra” for which Redgrave was Oscar-nominated.
“The Importance of Being Earnest” was to follow with Joan Greenwood & Margaret Rutherford; “The Green Scarf” with Richard O’Sullivan; “The Sea Shall Not Have Them” with Dirk Bogarde, Anthony Steel, & Joan Sims; then the classic British war film “The Dam Busters” with Richard Todd & John Fraser.
The actor went on to appear in “Mr. Arkadin” with Orson Welles; “Law & Disorder” with Elizabeth Sellars, Irene Handl, & Meredith Edwards; “Behind the Mask” with his daughter Vanessa Redgrave making her film debut, & Ian Bannen; “The Innocents” with Peter Wyngarde; “The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner” with James Bolam; “The Hill” with Sean Connery, Alfred Lynch, & Ian Hendry; “Oh! What a Lovely War” with Maggie Smith; “Battle of Britain” with Michael Caine; “Goodbye, Mr. Chips” with George Baker; “Connecting Rooms” with Bette Davis; “The Go-Between” with Julie Christie & Alan Bates; & “Nicholas & Alexandra” with Jack Hawkins & Richard Warwick.
An official collaboration with Studiocanal, this print is part of the Leading Men pop art collection, featuring Art & Hue’s signature halftone style (halftone is an age-old technique that uses dots to make up the printed image, similar to newspapers or comic books).
Exclusively by Art & Hue, the Leading Men pop art collection is available in three sizes and many colours, all printed on museum-quality archival matte card of 310gsm, made from 100% cotton, with fine-art pigment inks for longevity.
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 take a look here.
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