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DEADLY DUO: Authentic Hand-Painted Martial Arts Movie Poster from Ghana

DEADLY DUO: Authentic Hand-Painted Martial Arts Movie Poster from Ghana

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DEADLY DUO: Authentic Ghanaian Hand-Painted Movie Poster

Discover the vibrant world of Ghanaian cinema through this authentic, hand-painted movie poster for the film DEADLY DUO. Crafted with passion and skill by the renowned artist "ARMHSCO" for NAME Video Club, this piece encapsulates the spirit of martial arts within its stunning visuals.

Size: 63" x 40 1/2" (160 cm x 103 cm).

Condition: This unique artwork is in very good condition, with slight signs of wear and minor paint-off in places, telling the tale of its historical and cultural journey.

Each Ghanaian movie poster is a unique piece of art, painted on recycled canvas made from used flour sacks. Celebrated worldwide in museums, these posters are a testament to the creative spirit of Ghanaian artists who had the freedom to reinterpret movie scenes, making each poster a one-of-a-kind collectible.

This unique Ghanaian hand-painted movie poster of "The Deadly Duo" embodies the vibrant storytelling of traditional African art, using recycled flour sacks as canvas. The poster vividly portrays the film’s dynamic duo, capturing the essence of their martial arts adventure with striking colors and expressive illustrations that reflect Ghana's rich artistic heritage.

Cultural and Artistic Significance

Hand-painted movie posters from Ghana, crafted on recycled canvases, stand as a testament to the ingenuity and creativity of local artists. These posters, once a pivotal marketing tool for mobile cinemas in Ghana during the 1980s, have now become highly collectible artifacts, celebrated worldwide in museums. The art form allows artists the freedom to reinterpret scenes, sometimes adding their imaginative flair, resulting in each poster being a unique piece of art that captures the movie's essence and the artist's vision alike.

Film Information

The Deadly Duo (1971)

  • Genre: Wuxia, Action
  • Director: Chang Cheh
  • Cast: David Chiang, Ti Lung, and more.
  • Plot: Set during the Sung Dynasty, the film follows patriots' perilous mission to rescue a kidnapped prince from Ching invaders, featuring a blend of historical drama and martial arts action.

"The Deadly Duo" is a classic Wuxia film directed by Chang Cheh, starring iconic actors David Chiang and Ti Lung. The film showcases the daring exploits of patriots during the Sung Dynasty, employing a mix of conventional and exotic weapons to achieve their noble objective. This captivating narrative, coupled with intense martial arts sequences, marks the film as a memorable piece of cinema from the early '70s. 

Discover more about the tradition of Ghanaian hand-painted movie posters at TribalGH's collection of Ghana movie posters.

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