Becket

Hollywood: Paramount Pictures, 1964. Original Pressbook for the 1964 film. Unique for a pressbook, with a folding front page and a coloring contest (to have been used as a herald by distributors).

Based on Jean Anouilh’s 1959 play. Winner of an Academy Award for Best Screenplay, and nominated for 11 more, including Best Picture, Best Director, and twice for Best Actor. It would be the first of two times O’Toole was nominated for portraying Henry II, the other being in 1968 for "The Lion in Winter".

18 pages, saddle-stitched, 12.25 x 15 inches. Rust to the staples, else Near Fine.


[Book #133050]

Price: $65.00