• Vintage Film Posters and Film  auction at Christies

    Sale 5872

    Vintage Film Posters and Film Memorabilia

    24 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 388

    Denholm Elliott

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    Denholm Elliott
    A bronze BAFTA award of theatrical mask design, mounted on a wooden plinth with attached bronze plaque engraved The British Academy Of Film and Television Arts, awarded to, Denholm Elliott, for, Defence Of The Realm, in the category, Best Supporting Actor, 1985 -- 10¾in. (27.5cm) high

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    Denholm Elliott was awarded this BAFTA for his role as Vernon Bayliss, a well lived journalist, in the Rank Organisation production Defence of The Realm. The film shows the importance of investigative journalism in a time of nuclear and bureaucratic strain.

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