Huge, original 3 Sheet poster for the classic 1971 film "The French Connection"; directed by William Friedkin, this police crime thriller (Best Director & Best Picture Academy Award winner) starring Gene Hackman (in his Best Actor Academy Award winning role), Fernando Rey, Roy Scheider (in his nominated for Best Supporting Actor Academy Award role), Tony Lo Bianco, Marcel Bozzuffi, and Eddie Egan (the real life cop on whose career this movie was loosely based, and he played a cameo role in the movie). Important Added Info: This three-sheet was printed in 1 section.
Note that this poster was stamped "FOR" which means it was printed for use outside the United States (there would also hwave been posters stamped "DOM" for use within the United States). Poster measures approximately 41x76 inches. Condition is excellent, folded as issued but unused with mild fold and edge wear and a NSS stamp on the reverse.PLEASE SEE OUR OTHER AUCTIONS AND STORE ITEMS FOR COOL MOVIE POSTERS. FILM/ART has one of the finest collections of original movie posters. The item "THE FRENCH CONNECTION 1971 3 sheet poster Exc/NM Gene Hackman Best Picture Oscar" is in sale since Monday, September 9, 2013. This item is in the category "Entertainment Memorabilia\Movie Memorabilia\Posters\Originals-United States\1970-79". The seller is "filmartgallery" and is located in Los Angeles, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.