Pacific Destiny by Rilla, Wolf

Pacific Destiny

Original English poster for Pacific Destiny [released in England 5 June 1956]. The English movie version of A Pattern of Islands by Arthur Grimble, his life in the Gilbert and Ellice Islands during the 1920s (published 1952); adaptation by Jack Lee who directed Robbery Under Arms and A Town Like Alice in Australia during the 1950s. The Eurocentric version of the Pacific during the 1950s: shades of blue, palm trees, anonymous locals and two men and a woman, all European, locked into a well travelled struggle. Poster illustrated by Bill Wiggins better known for his horror movie posters for Hammer Films.



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Publisher: 1956
Poster measures 76 x 101cms. Folded. Fine.

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