Movie Poster, "Tucker: The Man and His Dream," 1988

Summary

Director Francis Ford Coppola brought Preston Tucker's story to the big screen in the 1988 film Tucker: The Man and His Dream. Jeff Bridges played the super salesman out to revolutionize the postwar auto industry with his futuristic, rear-engine Tucker 48 sedan. While historical accuracy occasionally took a backseat to drama, the movie correctly captured the excitement generated by Tucker's car.

Director Francis Ford Coppola brought Preston Tucker's story to the big screen in the 1988 film Tucker: The Man and His Dream. Jeff Bridges played the super salesman out to revolutionize the postwar auto industry with his futuristic, rear-engine Tucker 48 sedan. While historical accuracy occasionally took a backseat to drama, the movie correctly captured the excitement generated by Tucker's car.

Artifact

Poster

Date Made

1988

Subject Date

1988

Creators

Lucasfilm LTD 

Collection Title

Poster Collection 

 On Exhibit

By Request in the Benson Ford Research Center

Object ID

94.34.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Printing (Process)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 40 in

Width: 27 in

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