The Boat / quad / UK

18.05.11

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Title
The Boat
AKA
Das Boot (Germany - original title) | U-Bôto (Japan) | U-Boot 96 (Italy)
Year of Film
1981
Director
Wolfgang Petersen
Starring
Jürgen Prochnow, Herbert Grönemeyer, Klaus Wennemann, Hubertus Bengsch, Martin Semmelrogge, Bernd Tauber, Erwin Leder, Martin May, Heinz Hoenig, Uwe Ochsenknecht
Origin of Film
West Germany
Genre(s) of Film
War | Drama | Action
Type of Poster
Quad
Style of Poster
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Origin of Poster
UK
Year of Poster
1981
Designer
Marcus Silversides
Artist
Brian Bysouth
Size (inches)
29 7/8" x 39 7/8"
SS or DS
SS
Tagline
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The UK quad for the classic submarine film The Boat (AKA Das Boot) was designed by Marcus Silversides and painted by Brian Bysouth. In 2012 I met and interviewed the artist and the resultant article can be read here.

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  1. Author
    Posted by Mark
    Date Posted
    on 17 December 2016

    I have one of these posters. 🙂 Bought it at Forbidden Planet, London about 1983.

  2. Author
    Posted by eddie
    Date Posted
    on 13 January 2017

    Great to hear. I remember when they used to sell all kinds of quads at their old shop on New Oxford Road. Is that the one you went to?