This one-sheet sized poster was printed in 1983 to promote the American release of the Australian motion picture `Phar Lap'.

Physical Description

Promotional poster for the American release of the movie "Phar Lap". The title,"A horse called Phar Lap" is in the top left-hand side in bold letters. Underneath the title is a picture of Phar Lap nudging his strapper. The background to these two figures is made up of heads of men dressed in top hats and ties and a woman in a hat. Underneath Phar Lap is an image of an enthu- siastic crowd,with people hugging each other and cheering.Towards the bottom of the poster are the credits and there is more writing on the right side of the poster.It has a narrow,white border around it.

More Information

  • Collection Names

    Phar Lap Collection

  • Collecting Areas


  • Acquisition Information

    Donation from Mr Michael Edgley, 25 Aug 1992

  • Issued By

    20th Century Fox, United States of America, 1983

  • Inscriptions

    Printed in bold letters on the left side in bold letters A HORSE CALLED/PHAR LAP Printed on the right side: When he beat the odds,/they changed the rules./When he broke the records,/they weighed him down./But he had one thing on his/side...the faith of a boy./Together they lived a legend/that inspired a nation/and won the heart/of the world./ Printed further down: Starring/Tom Burlinson,of/"The Man From Snowy River". Credits printed towards the bottom and production information on the white border.

  • Classification

    Sport, Horse racing, Movies

  • Category

    History & Technology

  • Discipline


  • Type of item


  • Overall Dimensions

    69 cm (Length), 103.5 cm (Height)

  • Keywords

    Advertising, Australian Film Industry, Commerce, Horse Racing