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Winchester '73 under the Hat – James Stewart

Robert Stewart Sherriffs (1906-1960)


Price
£550

Signed
Signed
Inscribed with title and review title below mount

Medium
Pen and ink

Dimensions
5 ½ x 12 inches

Illustrated
Punch, 19 July 1950, Page 64, 'Point Four-Four Repeating'

Exhibited
The Illustrators,
The British Art of Illustration 1870-2010, No 274

Winchester ’73
In Anthony Mann’s film of 1950, James Stewart as Lin Mcadam wins a prized Winchester rifle in a marksmanship contest. however, it is immediately stolen by the runner-up, Dutch Henry Brown (Stephen Mcnally). The film then follows the rifle as it changes hands.
James Stewart starred in a further four classic westerns directed by Anthony Mann (1906-1967),of which this was the first, including Bend of the River (1952)


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