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1971 Press Photo Peter O'Toole Murphy's War Film Actor - RSC74071

AdID: 1045378

Availability: In stock

Part Number: RSC74071

Height: 10

Width: 8

Source: Rogers


This is an original press photo. Peter O'Toole in "Murphy's War"

Murphy's War is a 1971 war film starring Peter O'Toole. It was directed by Peter Yates. In the closing days of World War II, an Irishman Murphy (Peter O'Toole) is the sole survivor of the crew of a merchant ship, Mount Kyle, which has been sunk by a German U-Boat, which then machine-gunned the survivors in the water. Murphy makes it ashore (to a missionary settlement on the Orinoco in Venezuela) where he is treated by a pacifist Quaker doctor, Dr Hayden (Siân Phillips).
When he discovers the U-Boat is hiding further up river, under the cover of the jungle, he sets about obsessively plotting his revenge to sink it by any means, including using the Grumman J2F Duck (a floatplane) from the Mount Kyle. The floatplane had been recovered, the wounded pilot later being shot dead in his hospital bed by the U-boat captain, in order to preserve the secret of its location and, presumably, its action in shooting survivors in the water. (Wikipedia)Photo measures 7.75 x 9.75inches. Photo is dated 07-07-1971.