London, South Kensington
11 September 2000
The Deer Hunter
1978, EMI Films, British one-sheet -- 40x27in. (101.6x68.6cm.), linen-backed, (A-)
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NOURMAND, Tony & MARSH, Graham, Film Posters of the 70s, London:Aurum Press, 1998, p.97(illus.)
The film distributors chose not to use this powerful image for the English speaking advertising campaign, perhaps feeling that it may be too disturbing although it captures the essence of the film more than any other design that was used. Having never been used, the majority of these posters have been destroyed.
Art by Fred Atkins.
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