|Posters - Propaganda|
Bedtime for Brezhnev USA / 1981 / Propaganda Posters / 45.5x68.5 Original vintage political satire poster for a movie spoof Bedtime for Brezhnev starring various world leaders: Ronald Reagan, Leonid Brezhnev, Nancy Davis, George Bush, Henry Kissinger, Comrade Fidel Castro, Colonel Moammar Khadafy and Jerry Brown – From out of the west, they dusted off their guns...to protect the world they knew and the women they loved! Colourful illustration in a Western cowboy film poster style showing Reagan and Brezhnev dressed as cowboys, Reagan holding Brezhnev by the shirt, with the title text across the image in stylised red letters, an image of Nancy Davis (Nancy Reagan) holding the arm of a sheriff and smaller portraits of the other characters on the side. Ronald Reagan (1911-2004) was a Hollywood actor and President of the United States from 1981-1989; Leonid Brezhnev (1906-1982) was President of the Soviet Union from 1964-1982; the Cold War between the Western and Eastern Blocs started after World War Two in 1947 and ended with the dissolution of the USSR in 1991. Distributed by Oh Dawn! Inc., New York. Printed in the USA. Horizontal. Very good condition, faint vertical fold lines.