The Sword And The Rose Poster Daybill Original 1953 Hand Litho
Rare Hand Litho Daybill Poster.The Sword and the Rose (1953) is a family/adventure film produced by Perce Pearce and Walt Disney and directed by Ken Annakin. Starring in the film were Richard Todd (The Dam Busters) and Glynis Johns (The Court Jester). The film features the story of Mary Tudor, a younger sister of Henry VIII of England. Based on the 1898 novel When Knighthood Was in Flower by Charles Major, it was originally made into a motion picture in 1908 and again in 1922 as ‘When Knighthood Was in Flower’. The 1953 Disney version was adapted for the screen by Lawrence Edward Watkin. The film was shot at Denham Film Studios and was the third of Disney's British productions after Treasure Island (1950) and The Story of Robin Hood and His Merrie Men (1952).