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First Movie Poster To Be Auctioned

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Jasmine Weber of hyperallergic reports on the upcoming sale of the very first poster to advertise a public film showing. The poster, created for the screening of a series of short films by the Lumière brothers in 1895, shows an audience crowding into a hall. The piece is part of a Sotheby's auction featuring rare posters on August 28. The pre-auction estimate for the poster is about $50,000 to $60,000 USD.  

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Movie Poster Archive Goes Online

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The University of Texas at Austin has announced that a massive movie poster collection housed at the Harry Ransom Center is being digitized and is made available online. The archive numbers about 10,000 pieces in total. Four thousand of them have already been photographed and cataloged and will be added to the website in the coming months. At the moment, 500 posters are viewable online. The posters come in every size, from window cards to 24-sheets. The largest part of the archive comes from the Interstate Theatre Circuit Collection. The Interstate Circuit was one of the most significant Texas exhibition...

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Back To Cool

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Check out these classic vintage movie posters, lobby cards and stills from the latest website update: The Alamo, All About Eve, The Beat Generation, The Big T.N.T. Show, The Black Gestapo, Bus Stop, Easy Rider, A Fistful Of Dollars, I Cover The War, Kiss of the Spider Woman, The Towering Inferno, Trans-Am Challenge, A View To A Kill, Where Eagles Dare, The Wild Angels, You Only Live Twice.To see them all and much more, go to WHAT'S NEW.

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A Fistful of Posters

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Check out these classic vintage movie posters and lobby cards from the latest website update: Beyond The Valley Of The Dolls, Bullitt, Double Indemnity, Frogs, High Plains Drifter, House On Haunted Hill, I Walked With A Zombie, Love-Slaves Of The Amazons, The Postman Always Rings Twice, The Return of Dracula, Sabrina, The Sons of Katie Elder, Straw Dogs, Tarzan The Ape Man, Undersea Kingdom, The Unearthly, The Wild Bunch and more.To see them all, go to WHAT'S NEW.

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From Hollywood With Love

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Check out our latest vintage movie poster finds: The Abominable Dr. Phibes, Barbarella, Casino Royale, Cleopatra Jones, Dr. No, The Golden Voyage of Sinbad, Magnum Force, On Her Majesty's Secret Service, Super Fly, True Grit, Westworld, Where Eagles Dare and more. To see them all, go to WHAT'S NEW.

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