"The Wicker Man" playbill

Shaffer, Anthony (1973) "The Wicker Man" playbill. [Image]

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Abstract

The Wicker Man is a 1973 British horror film directed by Robin Hardy and written by Anthony Shaffer. The film stars Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee, Diane Cilento, Ingrid Pitt, and Britt Ekland. The film is now considered a cult classic. Inspired by the basic scenario of David Pinner's 1967 novel Ritual, the story centres on the visit of Police Sergeant Neil Howie to the isolated island of Summerisle, in search of a missing girl the locals claim never existed. Howie, a devout Christian, is appalled to find that the inhabitants of the island practise a form of Celtic paganism.

This poster advertises the cinematic release of the film.

Additional Information

Item Type: Image
Collection: Cilento Gift Scripts
Keywords: Anthony Shaffer, Diane Cilento, film, poster, Wicker Man
Date Deposited: 19 May 2014 01:38
Last Modified: 03 Dec 2015 01:07
Copyright Owner: Copyright Giovanna Volpe
URI: http://digitalcollections.qut.edu.au/id/eprint/2052
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