The Dam Busters film poster cropped

'The Dam Busters' Among Film Posters Up For Auction

The poster for 1955 film is expected to fetch £8,000 in the sale.

The Dam Busters film poster cropped

The film was released in 1955 (Picture: PA).

Posters for classic British films including 'The Dam Busters' are going under the hammer.

Around 400 original posters advertising major cinematic releases are expected to fetch around £170,000 at auction.

The poster for 1955 British film 'The Dam Busters', is expected to go for £8,000 in the sale organised by Prop Store.

Original posters for Quadrophenia, Star Wars: A New Hope, and Alfred Hitchcock's Rope are also on offer, alongside those for Bond films 'Dr No', 'From Russia With Love' and 'Goldfinger'.

Prop Store chief executive Stephen Lane said he was "excited" to be announcing the auction of the collection.

The auction takes place on 25 June at Prop Store's Hertfordshire headquarters.