Sunday, May 18, 2014

Movie Ad of the Week: MR. FORBUSH AND THE PENGUINS (1974)

The British children's film FORBUSH AND THE PENGUINS (1971) -- boasting a screenplay by Anthony Shaffer (SLEUTH, FRENZY, THE WICKER MAN) from Graham Billing's novel -- received a belated release in the U.S. in 1974 as MR. FORBUSH AND THE PENGUINS through Cinema Shares International. Also known as CRY OF THE PENGUINS, it stars John Hurt, Hayley Mills (who replaced Susan Fleetwood), Dudley Sutton, Tony Britton, Thorley Walters and Joss Ackland. The ad above is from its Clovis, NM opening on December 18, 1974.

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