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image of The Last Waltz (Original poster for the 1976 performance)

The Last Waltz (Original poster for the 1976 performance)

by The Band

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1976
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$875.00

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San Francisco: Bill Graham Productions, 1976. Original poster advertising the final performance by The Band at Bill Graham's Winterland in San Francisco on Thanksgiving Day, November 25, 1976. Not to be confused with the resulting film of the same name directed by Martin Scorsese. By the mid-1970s, after a furious number of performances with The Band, Robbie… Read more
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$875.00
image of Road Racing Movies (Original handmade poster / maquette for motorcycle road races held in Vancouver and on the Isle of Man)

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N.p.: N.p., 1956. Vintage handmade poster (or possibly maquette, or master) advertising a screening of three short films relating to a motorcycle road racing, including a race held in 1956 on the Isle of Man and another held in 1960, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The poster advertises the screenings as a one-time event to be held at… Read more
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$485.00
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F for Fake (Original poster from the 1973 film)

by Welles, Orson (director, screenwriter, starring); Oja Kodar, Francois Reichenbach, Elmyr de Hory (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1973
Item Price
$750.00

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France: Les Films de l'Astrophore, 1973. Vintage one sheet poster from the 1973 film. The last film Orson Welles completed, of which he said, "everything in that film was a trick." A docudrama starring Welles as the unreliable narrator, investigating the nature of authorship and authenticity, focusing on the work of infamous painting forger, Elmyr de Hory,… Read more
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$750.00
image of The Prince and the Showgirl (Original poster for the 1957 film)

The Prince and the Showgirl (Original poster for the 1957 film)

by Olivier, Laurence (director, starring); Terence Rattigan (screenwriter, play); Marilyn Monroe (starring)

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Published
1957
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$350.00

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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1957. Vintage half sheet poster for the 1957 film. Based on Terence Rattigan's 1953 play "The Sleeping Prince," about the visiting prince of a small (fictional) Balkan nation who falls in love with an American showgirl while in London. A notoriously difficult production, which forms the basis for two behind-the-scenes memoirs by Marilyn… Read more
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$350.00
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No Time to Be Young (Original poster from the 1957 film)

by Rich, David Lowell (director); Raphael Hayes, John McPartland (screenwriters); Robert Vaughn, Roger Smith, Tom Pittman (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1957
Item Price
$75.00

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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures Corporation, 1957. Vintage One Sheet poster for the 1957 film. Tragic melodrama following three young men (Robert Vaughn, Roger Smith, Tom Pittman) who attempt to rob a supermarket as a solution to their discontented lives. 26.75 x 40.75 inches. Folded, as issued. Very Good, closed tear on bottom… Read more
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$75.00
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Day of the Jackal (Original banner poster for the 1973 film)

by Zinnemann, Fred (director); Frederick Forsyth (novel); Kenneth Ross (screenwriter); Edward Fox, Terence Alexander, Michel Auclair, Alan Badel (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1973
Item Price
$1,500.00

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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1973. Vintage US silkscreen banner poster for the 1973 film. Based on Frederick Forsyth's 1971 novel about the titular professional assassin hired by a militant French underground organization to assassinate French president Charles de Gaulle. Set in and shot on location in Paris, Versailles and Hautes-Alpes. 82 x… Read more
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$1,500.00
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Serpico (Original banner poster for the 1973 film)

by Lumet, Sidney (director); Peter Maas (biography); Waldo Salt, Norman Wexler (screenwriters); Al Pacino, John Randolph, Jack Kehoe (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1973
Item Price
$2,000.00

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N.p.: Paramount Pictures, 1973. Vintage US silkscreen banner poster for the 1973 film. Based on Peter Maas' 1973 biography "Serpico: The Cop Who Defied the System," about a plainclothes police officer who exposes corruption in the New York City Police Department, only to face harassment and threats from his fellow officers. Nominated for two Academy Awards, for… Read more
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$2,000.00
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Arabesque (Original banner poster for the 1966 film)

by Donen, Stanley (director); Robert McGinnis (designer); Gordon Cotler (novel); Julian Mitchell, Stanley Price, Peter Stone (screenwriters); Gregory Peck, Sophia Looren, Alan Badel (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1966
Item Price
$475.00

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Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1966. Vintage US silkscreen banner poster for the 1966 film. Based on the 1961 novel "The Cypher" by Alex Gordon, about a professor of ancient languages who becomes involved in international intrigue involving a beautiful spy, an oil magnate, and a secret message coded in hieroglyphics. Set in and shot on location in… Read more
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$475.00
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The Anderson Tapes (Original banner poster for the 1971 film)

by Lumet, Sidney (director); Frank Pierson (novel, screenwriter); Sean Connery, Dyan Cannon, Martin Balsam, Alan King (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1971
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$875.00

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Culver City, CA: Columbia Pictures, 1971. Vintage US silkscreen banner poster for the 1971 film. Based on Frank Pierson's 1970 novel, about an ex-con who initiates a cascade of chaos when he decides to rob his upscale apartment building. Actor Christopher Walken's feature film debut, as well as a breakthrough role for Sean Connery, who was previously… Read more
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$875.00
image of White Heat (Mini-poster for the 1949 film)

White Heat (Mini-poster for the 1949 film)

by Walsh, Raoul (director); Ivan Goff, Ben Roberts (screenwriters); Virginia Kellogg (story); James Cagney, Virginia Mayo, Edmond O'Brien (starring)

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Published
1952
Item Price
$225.00

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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1952. Mini-poster for a circa 1952 re-release of the 1949 film. One of the great gangster films, based on an original screen story by screenwriter Virginia Kellogg, who was nominated for an Academy Award for her work. 8.25 x 13.25 inches. Very Good. Light toned, with tape residue to the top and… Read more
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$225.00
image of The Devil's Female [Magdalena, Possessed by the Devil, Beyond the Darkness] (Original poster for the 1974 film)

The Devil's Female [Magdalena, Possessed by the Devil, Beyond the Darkness] (Original poster for the 1974 film)

by Boos, Walter (director); August Rieger (screenwriter); Dagmar Hedrich, Werner Bruhns, Michael Hinz (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1976
Item Price
$350.00

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N.p.: Constantin-Film, 1976. Vintage French-Canadian poster for the 1974 German film, "Magdalena, vom Teufel besessen," released in the US as "Beyond the Darkness," "Magdalena, Possessed by the Devil," and "The Devil's Female." With the latter title tipped on to the poster, demonstrating the ad hoc distribution process for grindhouse and exploitation films, which often saw titles change at a… Read more
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$350.00
image of S.O.S. Eisberg (Original German poster for the 1933 film)

S.O.S. Eisberg (Original German poster for the 1933 film)

by Fanck, Arnold (director); Arnold Fanck, Friedrich Wolf (story); Tom Reed (screenplay); Gustav Diessl, Leni Riefenstahl, Sepp Rist, Ernst Udet (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1933
Item Price
$850.00

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Berlin: Deutsche Universal-Film, 1933. Vintage one sheet theatre poster for the 1933 German film. Stamped on lower left with the German Film Review Office eagle stamp as Approved, "Genehmigt Filmprüfstelle Berlin" and numbered dated and signed in holograph ink, "22611, 16 AUG. 1933 Zimmerman." An early release in the National Socialist era. One of the last US… Read more
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$850.00
image of Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (Original poster for the 1964 film)

Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (Original poster for the 1964 film)

by Webster, Nicholas (director); Glenville Mareth (screenwriter); John Call, Pia Zadora (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1964
Item Price
$675.00

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Los Angeles: Embassy Pictures, 1964. Vintage one sheet poster for the 1964 film, a variant we have never before encountered. Considered one of the worst films of all time, as well as a legitimate so-bad-it's-good cult classic, which gained renewed notoriety after being shown in Season 3, Episode 21 of "Mystery Science Theater 3000," a unimpeachable highlight of… Read more
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$675.00
image of The Exorcist (Original poster maquette for the 1973 film)

The Exorcist (Original poster maquette for the 1973 film)

by Friedkin, William (director); Bill Gold (poster design); William Peter Blatty (screenwriter); Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Lee J. Cobb, Linda Blair (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1972
Item Price
$8,500.00

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Burbank, CA: Warner Brothers, 1972. Original maquette demonstrating an early poster design for the 1973 film, featuring a vintage silver gelatin photograph of the legendary streetlit scene of Father Merrin's first arrival to Georgetown in the film mounted to the poster. A minimal design, without the credits information seen in the completed original "purple style" poster variant, and… Read more
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$8,500.00
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McKendree Spring music tour poster blank (Original poster for an undated tour appearance)

by [Mckendree Spring] Dreyfuss, Michael

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1970
Item Price
$325.00

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N.p.: N.p., 1970. Vintage poster blank (or proof) for a performance by progressive folk-rock band McKendree Spring, with date, time, location, and ticket information intentionally left blank, likely dating from the 1970s. From the estate of McKendree Spring violinist Michael Dreyfuss. Dreyfuss pioneered the use of violins distorted by electronic and analog synthesizers, counting synthesizer inventor Robert… Read more
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$325.00
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Original antiwar poster from an unknown artist

by [Unknown]

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Published
1960
Item Price
$125.00

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Washington D.C.: Peace Papers, 1960. Vintage two-color antiwar poster likely dating from the late 1960s, featuring a repeated image of a green sweater covered in pins that tout anti-nuclear proliferation and antiwar slogans. From the estate of McKendree Spring violinist Michael Dreyfuss. As a child Dreyfuss fled the Nazis in 1936, likely accounting for this later antiwar… Read more
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$125.00
image of Speck's Orient-Cinema (Original poster advertising the 1916 opening of the Zurich cinema house)

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N.p.: N.p., 1916. Vintage Swiss one sheet lithograph poster, made to promote the 1916 opening of Speck's Orient-Cinema in Zurich, during the heart of the silent film era. Designed and illustrated by costume and commercial designer Ernst Deutsch-Dryden. The poster's illustration portrays well-dressed clientele watching a Western movie, likely meant to represent a US import. During this… Read more
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$6,000.00
image of A Woman Under the Influence (Original poster, group variant)

A Woman Under the Influence (Original poster, group variant)

by Cassavetes, John (director, screenplay); Peter Falk, Gena Rowlands (starring)

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1974
Item Price
$1,850.00

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Beverly Hills, CA: Faces, 1974. Original one-sheet poster for the 1974 film. One of four variants issued by Cassavetes' production company Faces, Inc., this variant picturing John Cassavetes, Peter Falk, and Gena Rowlands as part of its design. Along with "Faces" (1968), considered to be one of the groundbreaking director's most important and uncomfortable films, a painfully… Read more
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$1,850.00
image of Symphony 6 [Devil Choirs at the Gates of Heaven] (Original poster for the world premiere)

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N.p.: N.p., 1987. Vintage poster for the world premiere of Glenn Branca's "Symphony 6 (Devil Choirs at the Gates of Heaven)" on June 19-20, 1987 at the Sanders Theatre, Harvard University. The poster notes Youth in Asia member and frequent Branca collaborator Stephan (misspelled Stephen on the poster) Wischerth on drums. A piece in five movements for… Read more
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$375.00
image of Original record release flyer for The Static, signed by Glenn Branca

Original record release flyer for The Static, signed by Glenn Branca

by [The Static] Glenn Branca, Barbara Ess, Christine Hahn

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Royal Books, Inc.
Published
1979
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$625.00

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New York: Theoretical Records, 1979. Vintage flyer advertising the release of the band's lone 7" titled "Theoretical Record," featuring "My Relationship" b/w "Don't Let Me Stop You." SIGNED by founding member Glenn Branca on the recto. Formed after Branca's previous band Theoretical Girls dissolved, The Static was the first outfit to play Branca's music exclusively and… Read more
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$625.00