WINDOW CARD (14 x 22")
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ANNA KARENINA (1935) - 5 $1,000.00 SOLD
Vintage original 14 x 22" (35 x 55 cm.) window card poster, USA. Greta Garbo, Fredric March, Freddie Bartholomew, Maureen O'Sullivan, May Robson, Basil Rathbone, Reginald Owen, dir: Clarence Brown: MGM. Based on Tolstoy's novel, Garbo's favorite writer Salka Viertel adapted the book along with S.N. Behrman and Clemence Dane, for what many feel is the definitive film version. Anna must come to terms with the social repercussions when she allows herself to fall in love while married and with a child. Child actor Freddie Bartholomew was prominently billed on this poster. Technical aspects of this film were far advanced...
BETTE DAVIS / MISS MOFFAT (1974) $550.00 SOLD
Vintage original 22 x 14" (55 x 35 cm.), window card, USA. Bette Davis, Dody Goodman, Anne Francine, Nell Carter, dir: Joshua Logan; Wlksm Logan and Brown. Very rare theatre poster for the ill-fated musical version of Emlyn William's The Corn is Green.
BIG CAGE, THE (1933) $300.00 SOLD
Vintage original 14 x 22" (35 x 55) window card poster, USA. Clyde Beatty, Anita Page, Andy Devine, Vince Barnett, Raymond Hatton, Wallace Ford, Mickey Rooney, dir: Kurt Neumann; Universal Pictures. Famous lion tamer and big game hunter Clyde Beatty made his film debut in this story about a circus on the brink of bankruptcy which is saved by Beatty's animal acts. Beatty also contributed to the script. Twelve-year-old Mickey Rooney was on hand to give a kid's view of the circus situation which, as depicted by this poster, was a lively one. Folded near center, with paper loss to...
BIG SHOT, THE (1931) $200.00 SOLD
Vintage original 14 x 22" (56 x 71 cm.) window card poster, USA. The story of a young man (Quillan) who is raised on Horatio Alger stories and believes that hard work and fortitude will pay moff in life. Of course, that makes him gullible, too -- particularly when he believes he is taking the easy road and he falls for a bad business deal. He also does his best to impress his sweetheart (O'Sullivan) while a vamp (Nolan) does her deed of seducing him. A definite Depression-era comedy with a few Pre-Code moments. The theatre owners have neatly written...
BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S (1961) $1,500.00 SOLD
Vintage original 22 x 14" (55 x 35 cm.) window card poster, USA. Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, Patricia Neal, Buddy Ebsen, dir: Blake Edwards; Paramount.
CLIVE OF INDIA (1935) $400.00 SOLD
Vintage original 14 x 22" (35 x 56 cm.) window card poster, USA. Ronald Colman, Loretta Young, Colin Clive, Francis Lister, C. Aubrey Smith, Cesar Romero, dir: Richard Boleslawski; United Artists/20th Century Pictures. Epic tale set in the mid-1700s concerning the East India Company and the British government over and financial gain there from in control over India. Ronald Coleman played clerk Robert Clive who gains power within the company. Based on the true story of Clive who, despite a brilliant career, committed suicide at the age of 49 after years of opium addiction. Lively poster features Colman and Loretta...
CRAIG RUSSELL/A MAN AND HIS WOMEN (1977) $450.00 SOLD
Vintage original 22 x 14” (56 x 36 cm.) stage window card poster, USA.
Canadian Russell Craig Eadie, who preferred to go by his stage name of Craig Russell, made a career for himself impersonating a wide range of female artists. His diverse repertoire included Carol Channing, Bette Davis, Mae West, Shirley Bassey, and even Anita Bryant. This is a poster for an off-Broadway stage show which highlighted his talents. There exist two variants of this...
CROWD, THE (1928) $1,250.00 SOLD
Vintage original 22 x 14" (55 x 35 cm.) window card poster, USA. Eleanor Boardman, James Murray, Bert Roach, Estelle Clark, dir: King Vidor; MGM. One of the finest silent films ever made. Director King Vidor's masterpiece.
DON QUIXOTE (ADVENTURES OF DON QUIXOTE) (1933) $1,000.00 SOLD
Vintage original 14 x 22" (35 x 55 cm.) window card poster, USA. Feodor Chaliapin, Sr., George Robey, Oscar Asche, Miles Mander, Sidney Fox, dir: Georg Wilhelm Pabst; United Artists. The story of an elderly gentlemen in 16th century Spain who goes mad after reading too much about chivalry, claims himself a knight and sets out with a small entourage to revive that age. With songs, this version of the famous tale would later be realized as the musical Man of La Mancha.
DUDE WRANGLER, THE (1930) $1,750.00 SOLD
Vintage original 21 x 14" (54.6 x 35.5 6 cm.) window card poster, USA. Lina Basquette, George Duryea, dir: Richard Thorpe; Sono-Art. An obscure romantic comedy from the early talking film era, about an effeminate young man who prefers to spend his time working on embroidery, and whose girlfriend (who breeds polo ponies) schemes to make a man of him.
FRONT PAGE, THE (1929, stage) $450.00 SOLD
Vintage original 22 x 14” (56 x 36 cm.) stage window card poster, USA. Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur’s comedy about cynical journalists opened on Broadway on April 14, 1928, in a production directed by George S. Kaufman. It met with success, and, the following year, the production went on a national tour, and this poster was used for its appearance at Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C. in October, 1929. Poster has one horizontal center fold, with some minor paper loss at edges of fold line and chipping...
G-MEN (1935) $2,500.00 SOLD
Vintage original 22 x 14" (55 x 35 cm.) window card poster, USA.. James Cagney, Margaret Lindsay, Ann Dvorak, Robert Armstrong, Barton MacLane, Lloyd Nolan, dir: William Keighley; Warner Bros. Cagney was known as the most famous bad man in movies at the time, but he started a change of image when he joined the "G-Men" (aka FBI) for this film. Cagney is at the center of the "G." Nice Art Deco feel in the colors, background and title graphics. Original ink imprint at top for Markay Theatre. This is likely the 1930-built theater, in Jackson, Ohio, which has been...