The Newcastle Chronicle has reported that a rare Get Carter poster has sold for a staggering £1,800 at a North East auctioneers.
One of the North East’s best-loved films – Get Carter – marks the 50th anniversary of its release in the New Year.
And there was an early boost to the celebrations when a poster for the film, estimated at £100 to £150 in a sale at Boldon Auction Galleries on South Tyneside, fetched a remarkable £1,800 this week.
“It was a very good result. Get Carter is a cult movie and there is the 50th anniversary coming up,” said auctioneer Giles Hodges.
The poster, as pointed out in the artcile is infamous amongst Get Carter fans as a poster that splits opinion as it features scenes and visuals that don’t exist in the film.
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