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All the King's Men 'Willie Stark' – Broderick Crawford

Robert Stewart Sherriffs (1906-1960)

SIGNED AND INSCRIBED WITH TITLE AND REVIEW TITLE
INSCRIBED 'PUNCH' BELOW MOUNT
PEN INK AND MONOCHROME WATERCOLOUR
12 1/2 X 8 1/4 INCHES
ILLUSTRATED: PUNCH, 26 APRIL 1950, PAGE 456, 'HUMPTY-DUMPTY'
EXHIBITED: 'THE ILLUSTRATORS. THE BRITISH ART OF ILLUSTRATION 1800-2013'
NOVEMBER 2013 - JANUARY 2014, NO 333

Robert Rossen based the screenplay for his own film, All the King's Men (Robert Rossen, USA, 1949), on the 1949 Pulitzer prize-winning novel by Robert Penn Warren. It tells the story of the rise of the politician, Willie Stark (Broderick Crawford), a thinly disguised version of the 1930s Louisiana governor, Huey Long.


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£450

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