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cover of Black Jesus (Original one sheet poster for the 1968 film)

Black Jesus (Original one sheet poster for the 1968 film)

by Valerio Zurlini (director, screenwriter); Franco Brusati (screenwriter); Woody Strode, Franco Citti (starring)

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1968
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N.p.: Plaza Pictures, 1968. Vintage one sheet poster for the US release of the 1968 Italian film. Woody Strode began his career as an American decathlete and football star, and went on to become a film actor, working in American and international films. Both a modern, Marxist re-imagining of the Christ story, and a poetic and… Read more
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cover of The Wind Cannot Read (Original three-sheet poster for the 1958 film)

The Wind Cannot Read (Original three-sheet poster for the 1958 film)

by Ralph Thomas (director); Richard Mason (novel, screenwriter); Dirk Bogarde, Yoko Tani, Ronald Lewis (starring)

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Published
1960
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Los Angeles: Twentieth Century-Fox, 1960. Vintage three-sheet poster for the US release of the 1958 British film. Based on the 1946 novel by Richard Mason. British Flight Lieutenant Michael Quinn (Dirk Bogarde) falls in love with his beautiful Japanese teacher Sabbi (Yoko Tani) while stationed in India. Set in Bruma and India. 41… Read more
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cover of Nowhere to Go (Original poster for the US release of the 1958 British film noir)

Nowhere to Go (Original poster for the US release of the 1958 British film noir)

by Seth Holt (director, screenwriter); Donald MacKenzie (novel); Kenneth Tynan (screenwriter); George Nader, Maggie Smith, Bernard Lee (starring)

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Published
1959
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Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1959. Vintage one sheet poster for the US release of the 1958 British film noir. Based on the 1956 novel by Donald MacKenzie. Con-artist Paul Gregory (George Nader) charms an old widow (Bessie Love) and steals her husbands coin collection, hides it, and then waits to get arrested, thinking he'll get a… Read more
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cover of Act of Love (Original three-sheet poster for the 1953 film)

Act of Love (Original three-sheet poster for the 1953 film)

by Anatole Litvak (director); Alfred Hayes (novel); Irwin Shaw (screenwriter); Kirk Douglas, Dany Robin, Gabrielle Dorziat (starring)

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Published
1954
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Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1954. Vintage three-sheet poster for the 1953 film. Based on the 1949 novel "The Girl on the Via Flaminia" by Alfred Hayes. Visiting Villefrance in the early 1950s, Robert Teller (Kirk Douglas) reminisces on his time in the US Army in Paris, nearing the end of WWII, and his romance with the beautiful… Read more
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cover of The Story of Esther Costello (Original poster for the 1957 film)

The Story of Esther Costello (Original poster for the 1957 film)

by Joan Crawford, Rossano Brazzi, Heather Sears (starring); Nicholas Monsarrat (novel); David Miller (director); Charles Kaufman (screenwriter)

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Published
1957
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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1957. Vintage one sheet poster for the US release of the 1957 British film. Based on the 1953 novel by Nicholas Monsarrat. Wealthy American Margaret Landi (Joan Crawford) agrees to be the caregiver for Esther Costello (Heather Sears), a fifteen year-old girl struck deaf, dumb, and blind in an accident five… Read more
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cover of The Counterfeit Traitor (Original poster for the 1962 film)

The Counterfeit Traitor (Original poster for the 1962 film)

by George Seaton (director, screenwriter); Alexander Klein (book); William Holden, Lilli Palmer, Hugh Griffith (starring)

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Published
1961
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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1961. Vintage one sheet poster for the 1962 film. Based on the 1958 book by Alexander Klein. William Holden as an ex-American citizen living in Sweden who gets blackmailed into spying for the Allies during WWII. He is reluctant to help until his relationship with a beautiful German double agent causes him to… Read more
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cover of Too Late Blues (Original poster for the 1961 film)

Too Late Blues (Original poster for the 1961 film)

by John Cassavetes (director, screenwriter); Richard Carr (screenwriter); Bobby Darin, Stella Stevens, Everett Chambers (starring)

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Published
1961
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Los Angeles: Paramount Pictures, 1961. Vintage one sheet poster for the 1961 film. John Cassavetes second directorial effort following "Shadows" (1958), and his first film made for a Hollywood studio. Struggling jazz musician John "Ghost" Wakefield (Bobby Darin) pursues the beautiful singer Jess Polanski (Stella Stevens), to the detriment of his career. The duo prove toxic to… Read more
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cover of A Slight Case of Murder (Original poster for the 1947 re-release of the 1938 film)

A Slight Case of Murder (Original poster for the 1947 re-release of the 1938 film)

by Lloyd Bacon (director); Damon Runyon, Howard Lindsay (play); Earl Baldwin, Joseph Schrank (screenwriter); Edward G. Robinson, Jane Bryan, Allen Jenkins (starring)

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Published
1947
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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1947. Vintage one sheet poster for the 1947 re-release of the 1938 film. Based on the 1935 play by Damon Runyon and Howard Lindsay. Bootlegger Remy Marco (Edward G. Robinson) goes legit at the repeal of prohibition and becomes a brewer. Unfortunately he's going broke because his beer is terrible and everyone's afraid… Read more
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cover of The Liberation of L.B. Jones (Original poster for the 1970 film)

The Liberation of L.B. Jones (Original poster for the 1970 film)

by William Wyler (director); Jesse Hill Ford (novel, screenwriter); Stirling Silliphant (screenwriter); Lee J. Cobb, Barbara Hershey, Roscoe Lee Browne, Lola Falana (starring)

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Published
1970
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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1970. Vintage one sheet poster for the 1970 film. Based on the 1965 novel "The Liberation of Lord Byron Jones" by Jesse Hill Ford. A wealthy African American funeral director suspects a white policeman of having an affair with his considerably younger wife, leading to a series of violent interactions with the police… Read more
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cover of La joven casada (Original poster for the 1975 film)

La joven casada (Original poster for the 1975 film)

by Mario Camus (director, screenwriter); Ornella Muti, Pedro Diez del Corral, Mark Edwards (starring)

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Published
1975
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Spain: Impala, 1975. Vintage poster for the 1975 Spanish / Argentinean film. A young woman leaves home after one year of marriage, hoping her estranged husband will come after her, but meets someone who complicates her marriage. 27.25 x 38.75 inches, folded as issues. Very Good plus, with creasing in the center.
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cover of Fort Massacre (Original poster for the UK release of the 1958 film)

Fort Massacre (Original poster for the UK release of the 1958 film)

by Joel McCrea, Forrest Tucker, John Russell (starring); Joseph M. Newman (director); Martin Goldsmith (screenwriter)

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Published
1958
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N.p.: United Artists, 1958. Vintage British Quad poster for the UK release of the 1958 film. Joel McCrea gives a commanding performance as an embittered, racist Calvary commander who must lead the remains of his troop through miles of Indian territory after being decimated by Apaches. An engagingly humorless, bleak, and cynical "lost patrol" Western influenced by John… Read more
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cover of Revolution is the Poor Peoples' Crime of Passion [Original poster to support the May 21st Defense Fund, 1979)

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San Francisco: May 21st Defense Fund, 1979. Vintage two-color Revolution is the Poor Peoples' Crime of Passion poster, in support of the May 21st Defense Fund, 1979. On May 21, 1979, San Francisco Supervisor, and former police officer, Dan White, was acquitted of the charge of first degree murder, and convicted on the substantially lesser charge of voluntary… Read more
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cover of Original Ralph Records catalog poster for Fall 1981

Original Ralph Records catalog poster for Fall 1981

by Ralph Records (label); [The] Residents, Fred Frith, Yello, Tuxedomoon, Snakefinger, Renaldo and the Loaf, MX-80 Sound (artists); Pore Know Graphics (design)

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Published
1981
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San Francisco: The Cryptic Corporation / Ralph Records, 1981. Vintage two-sided, two-color, fold-out Ralph Records catalog poster for Fall 1981. Featuring releases from Fred Frith, MX-80 Sound, Renaldo and the Loaf, [The] Residents, Snakefinger, Tuxedomoon, and Yello, as well as compilation lps, t-shirts, badges, and short films, as well as guidance for not submitting your music to Ralph Records. … Read more
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cover of Original 1979 [James Chance and the] Contortions tour poster

Original 1979 [James Chance and the] Contortions tour poster

by [James Chance and the] Contortions (artist)

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Published
1979
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N.p.: ZE Records, 1979. Vintage two-color Contortions poster, a "tour blank," with space at the lower margin on which a venue could add performance date information. The tour was launched to promote the band's debut album, "Buy," released in 1979 on ZE Records. One of the most important and influential musicians of New York's No Wave scene in… Read more
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cover of Gun Control Begins at the White House (Original political protest poster, 1968)

Gun Control Begins at the White House (Original political protest poster, 1968)

by Carol Jackson (designer)

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Published
1968
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New York: Posters Against Bullets For Ballots, 1968. Vintage screen printed black-and-white political protest poster from 1968. Shown is one of the infamous backyard photographs of Lee Harvey Oswald holding a rifle and Marxist newspapers, with President Lyndon B. Johnson's face superimposed over Oswald's, and "Militant" and "Worker" imposed on the papers, with "Gun Control Begins In The… Read more
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cover of Original poster for the 1985 Stockholm Monsters single, "How Corrupt is Rough Trade?

Original poster for the 1985 Stockholm Monsters single, "How Corrupt is Rough Trade?

by Stockholm Monsters (artist); Trevor Johnson (designer)

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Published
1985
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Manchester: Factory Benelux, 1985. Vintage poster for the 1985 Stockholm Monsters single "How Corrupt is Rough Trade?", designed by Trevor Johnson for Factory Records and released by Factory Records Belgian imprint Factory Benelux. The Stockholm Monsters were an integral but often overlooked part of the Manchester/Factory Records scene of the early 1980s. Their highest charting single "How Corrupt… Read more
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cover of High and Low (Original poster for the re-release of the 1963 film, circa 1977)

High and Low (Original poster for the re-release of the 1963 film, circa 1977)

by Akira Kurosawa (director, screenwriter); Evan Hunger (as Ed McBain) (novel); Hideo Oguni, Ryuzo Kikushima, Eijiro Hisaita (screenwriters); Toshiro Mifune, Tatsuya Nakadai, Kyko Kagawa (starring)

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Published
1977
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N.p.: N.p., 1977. Vintage Japanese B2 poster for the re-release of the classic 1963 film, circa 1977. A legendary Japanese noir, based on American author Ed McBain's 1959 novel "King's Ransom." A wealthy industrialist is contacted by a gang of crooks who inform him that they have kidnapped his son, and are holding him hostage in exchange for… Read more
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cover of Original poster for The Ex: Single Weapons for El Salvador

Original poster for The Ex: Single Weapons for El Salvador

by The Ex (artist)

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Published
1981
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N.p.: Gramschap and Ex, 1981. Vintage poster for an early 1981 single by The Ex, "Weapons for El Salvador." Discogs, which lists the single as "War is Over (Weapons for El Salvador)" notes that the single was released with a poster and lyric booklet, likely the poster found here. The poster features text in Dutch in the left border… Read more
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cover of The Last Tycoon (Original poster for the UK release of the 1976 film)

The Last Tycoon (Original poster for the UK release of the 1976 film)

by F. Scott Fitzgerald (novel); Elia Kazan (director); Harold Pinter (screenwriter); Robert De Niro, Tony Curtis, Robert Mitchum, Jeanne Moreau, Jack Nicholson (starring)

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Published
1977
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N.p.: CIC, 1977. Vintage British Quad poster for the UK release of the 1976 film. Based on the unfinished 1941 novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald. A tribute to early cinema, wherein Robert De Niro plays a movie producer who nearly works himself to death. Director Elia Kazan's final directorial effort, and notably the only film with… Read more
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cover of Andy Warhol: A Retrospective (Original poster from the 1989 exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago)

Andy Warhol: A Retrospective (Original poster from the 1989 exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago)

by [Andy Warhol] [Exhibition Catalogs]

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Published
1989
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Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago, 1989. Vintage poster for the Andy Warhol: A Retrospective exhibit at the Art Institute of Chicago, from June 3 to August 13, 1989. 26.75 x 33 inches. Very Good plus, with faint creasing, and a spot of rubbing in the bottom margin.
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