• Vintage Film Posters and Film  auction at Christies

    Sale 5872

    Vintage Film Posters and Film Memorabilia

    24 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 378

    Desert Of Danger

    Price Realised  


    Desert Of Danger
    Derek Meddings (1931-1995)
    Two original concept drawings, both signed Derek Meddings; pencil on paper with hand written title "Sand Jeep" for Desert Of Danger (unknown production) - 22x17in. (56x43cm.); pastel on cartridge paper, an alien/Astronaut being attacked by a trident (unknown production) - 16x12in. (40x30cm.) (2)

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    Saleroom Notice

    Since cataloguing it has been discovered that the drawing depicting a "Sand Jeep" dates circa 1964 and is a drawing for an episode of the Gerry Anderson television series "Thunderbirds", the title "Desert of Danger" was eventually changed to "The Uninvited".