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BEATLES IN A HARD DAY’S NIGHT Original Photo (1964)
BEATLES IN A HARD DAY’S NIGHT Original Photo (1964) $350.00 SOLD

Vintage original 8 x 10” (20 x 25 cm.) black and white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. The Beatles (John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr), dir: Richard Lester; United Artists.  The first film to feature the Beatles.  The film caught the legendary group at their early zenith. A milestone in pop culture history, it proposed to be the story of a typical day with the group. In this publicity image each of the fab four appear to have his very own schoolgirl hair dresser.  It is coded HDN011...

BEATLES, THE / A HARD DAY'S NIGHT (1964)
BEATLES, THE / A HARD DAY'S NIGHT (1964) $0.00 SOLD

Vintage original 10 x 8" (27 x 21 cm.) program, USA. Program Publishing Company: New York, [19634]. Profuse with an elaborate montage of images from this classic first Beatles feature movie, directed by Richard Lester. Pictorial wrappers, 12 pp., slight rubbing to covers, NEAR FINE in NEAR FINE wrapper.

BEATLES, THE / DAILY EXPRESS - READ GEORGE'S COLUMN EVERY WEEK (1963)
BEATLES, THE / DAILY EXPRESS - READ GEORGE'S COLUMN EVERY WEEK (1963) $1,500.00 SOLD

Vintage orginal 29; x 19" (76 x 49 cm.) poster, UK.

"Derek Taylor was a national journalist when he was assigned to write a review of a Beatles concert. He had been expected by his editors to write a piece critical of what at that time was considered by the national press as an inconsequential teen fad. However, he was enchanted by the group and instead sang their praises. Shortly afterwards, he was invited to meet The Beatles and soon became a trusted journalist in their circle.

"As The Beatles gained national attention in Britain, Taylor's editors conceived of running a column...

BOB DYLAN AT CONCERT FOR BANGLADESH (1971)
BOB DYLAN AT CONCERT FOR BANGLADESH (1971) $1,250.00 SOLD

Vintage original 14 x 11” (36 x 28 cm.) double weight photo, USA.

The Concert for Bangladesh really was the first large-scale benefit rock concert, and it created a kind of template for future rock charity events.  By most accounts, Bob Dylan’s appearance was the apex of the show.  He performed "A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall", "Blowin' in the Wind", "It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry", "Love Minus Zero/No Limit" and...

CARNIVAL ROCK (1957)
CARNIVAL ROCK (1957) $200.00 SOLD

Vintage original 11 x 14" (28 x 35 cm.) lobby card, USA. Susan Cabot, Brian G. Hutton, David J. Stewart, Iris Adrian, The Platters, dir: Roger Corman, HOWCO International.

This Roger Corman film is about a love triangle set at a carnival. It is best remembered for featuring The Platters and their performance of "Remember When," as presented on this card. Card is like new with just one minor right edge border tear mended with archival tape on verso. ABOUT FINE.

DON’T LOOK BACK (1967)
DON’T LOOK BACK (1967) $750.00 SOLD

Set of 8 vintage original 8 x 10” (20 x 25 cm.) photos, USA.  Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, dir: D.A. Pennebaker; Leacock-Pennebaker. 

Extremely scarce set of photos from legendary Bob Dylan documentary.  All photos have stamp on verso of Canadian distributor Film Canada.  There are some tape stains on verso which do not show up on front, and some scattered creases, VERY GOOD+.   

DON'T KNOCK THE ROCK (1956)
DON'T KNOCK THE ROCK (1956) $0.00 SOLD

Vintage original 22 x 28" (55 x 71 cm.) half sheet poster, style A, USA. Bill Haley and the Comets, Alan Dale, Patricia Hardy, Alan Freed, Fay Baker, dir: Robert F. Sears; Columbia. This follow up to ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK shared many of the same talents and even the same sets, but this time the effect of rock & roll music on American youth was examined as the main dramatic plot. Parents were concerned in 1956 that this new kind of music was going to corrupt their kids. Small town-born Arnie Haines (Alan Dale) visits home after becoming a...

FILTH AND THE FURY, THE (2000)
FILTH AND THE FURY, THE (2000) $1,000.00 SOLD

Set of fifteen (15) 17 x 11" (43 x 28 cm.) color proofs of concept art for the film's US poster. The Sex Pistols, dir: Julian Temple; Fine Line Features. A variety of interesting poster designs for this documentary about the radical days of punk rock and the emergence of The Sex Pistols.

Almost all of them have ink notations in bottom margin, in some cases with dates. One of them has some light marginal stains. Overall, JUST ABOUT FINE.

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GIMME SHELTER HALF SUBWAY POSTER (1970)
GIMME SHELTER HALF SUBWAY POSTER (1970) $600.00 SOLD

 Vintage original 29.75 x 45” (75.5 x 114 cm.) half subway poster, USA. The Rolling Stones, dir: Albert and David Maysles, Charlotte Zwerin; Cinema V.  A famous and rare poster, made for the American premiere in New York City, and posted outdoors on walls.  An important documentary film about The Rolling Stones 1969 tour and the catastrophic Altamont concert, at which Hells Angels killed a bystander.  Several of the concerts artists as well as audience members on featured on this montage poster. Poster is folded and has been re-enforced...

HEY, LET'S TWIST! (1961)
HEY, LET'S TWIST! (1961) $150.00 SOLD

Vintage original 40 x 60" (101 x 152 cm.) poster, USA. Kay Armen, Zohra Lampert, Richard Dickens, Hope Hampton, The Peppermint Loungers, Joey Dee, The Starliters, dir: Greg Garrison; Harry Rmm Productions/Paramount Pictures. A fun genre picture which took advantage of some boy singers while Elvis was in the service.

Impressive oversized poster which captures the news media blitz and hooplah over the latest dance craze. In his first film appearance was Joe Pesci as a teen dancer in the Peppermint Club.

Unfolded, scattered pinholes in corners, overall NEAR FINE.

IT HAPPENED AT THE WORLD'S FAIR (1963)
IT HAPPENED AT THE WORLD'S FAIR (1963) $2,000.00 SOLD

Vintage original 40 x 60" (102 x 153 cm.) poster, USA. Elvis Presley, Joan O'Brien, Gary Lockwood, Vicky Tiu, Yvonne Craig, dir: Norman Taurog; MGM. Filmed at the Seattle World's Fair of 1962, this is a time capsule. Great musical moments from Elvis. Elvis is seen as he appears in the film, holding a Reveille guitar. This special poster was approved by MGM as a merchandising piece to cross promote the guitar and the film in music stores. A facsimile of Elvis'-signature appears boldly at the left. Poster was originally folded, but it was on thin paper, and it was...

MISTER ROCK AND ROLL (1957)
MISTER ROCK AND ROLL (1957) $200.00 SOLD

Vintage original 22 x 28" (55 x 71 cm.) half sheet poster style B, USA. Alan Freed, Lionel Hampton, Chuck Berry, Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers, dir: Charles Dubin; Paramount. An important piece of rock and roll history on film, one of a handful of films starring the legendary DJ Freed, who coined the term "rock and roll", and was one of its great early promoters, with shows of racially-integrated talent.

Here we have at bottom center a great image of a young and very exuberant Little Richard characteristically pounding away at the piano! Folded, with a small tear in middle...

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