Category Archives: Commercial art

Movie Poster Du Jour: “Charade”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: This is a large poster: about five feet in height. They stopped making them in this size in the ’80s.

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Two Movie Posters for “. . . And God Created Woman”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: The UK poster, with art by F.W. Payne and a title without “God.” The adjusted title deprives the ” . . . but the Devil shaped Bardot!” tagline of most of its bite. The iconic French … Continue reading

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “Mulholland Drive”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes:

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Two Movie Posters for “Johnny Guitar”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: American French (art by the great Constantin Belinsky)

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “The Reckless Moment”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Back when movie posters were important as advertisements, and many theaters were independently run, some printing companies offered posters that functioned as alternatives to the studio-approved designs. Theaters looking to promote a film in a unique … Continue reading

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “Illusion Travels by Streetcar”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: A country-of-origin poster from Bunuel’s Mexican period. Love the green-red coloration.

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Movie Poster Du Jour: “Grand Illusion”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: This poster, for a ’40s release of “Grand Illusion,” is generally regarded as the best design for the film. It’s by Bernard Lancy. Related Lancy on Pinterest.

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