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BORN TO KILL (1947) $1,250.00 SOLD
Vintage original 22 x 28" (55 x 71 cm.) half sheet poster style B, USA. Lawrence Tierney, Claire Trevor, Walter Slezak, dir: Robert Wise, RKO. A calculating divorcee (Trevor) risks her chances at wealth and security with a man she doesn't love by getting involved with the hotheaded murderer (Tierney) romancing her foster sister. "A grim and complicated melodrama...", the first of a number of noir films directed by Robert Wise, who had previously been associated with Orson Welles and then with the Val Lewton group at RKO. This leads to the interesting speculation that RKO developed the quintessential noir...
BOWERY AT MIDNIGHT (1942; 1949 re-release) $0.00 SOLD
Vintage original 41 x 27" (103 x 68 cm.) one sheet poster, USA. Bela Lugosi, John Archer, Wanda McKay, Tom Neal, Vince Barnett, dir: Wallace Fox; Astor. Here is the very atmospheric and sinister one sheet poster for this title's 1949 re-release through Astor Pictures. Bela Lugosi plays a professor of Criminology who secretly runs a soup kitchen, which is really a front for a gang or robbers and murderers.
BRAIN EATERS, THE (1958) $0.00 SOLD
Vintage original 22 x 28" (55 x 70 cm.) half sheet poster, USA. Ed Nelson, Alan Jay Factor, Cornelius Keefe, Joanna Lee, dir: Bruno VeSota: American International.
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.
BROADWAY MELODY POSTER IMAGE (1929) $150.00 SOLD
Vintage original 10 x 8” (25 x 20 cm.) black and white single weight glossy silver gelatin print still photo, USA. Charles King, Bessie Love, Anita Page, dir: Harry Beaumont: Metro-Goldwyn- Mayer. The second film to win and the first talking picture to win the Academy Award as Best Picture (for the 1928-1929 season). Made during the transition from silent to talkie films, with MGM the last major studio to make the change, the story of two sisters struggling to make it on Broadway makes for an uneven...
BUKOWSKI: BORN INTO THIS (2003) $200.00 SOLD
Vintage original 28 5/8 x 20 ¼” (73 x 51 cm.), Japan. Charles Bukowski, Tom Waits, Barbet Schroeder, dir: John Dullaghan; Zazie Films. Documentary about the life and work of legendary renegade Los Angeles poet Bukowski. This film had a tiny theatrical release in the U.S. This Japanese poster is so uncommon that I cannot trace another example of it anywhere. Unfolded, with some horizontal creasing and light crimping at edges, NEAR FINE.
Bunuel, Luis / NAZARIN (1959) $250.00 SOLD
Vintage original 37 x 26" (94 x 66 cm.) poster, Mexico. Francisco Rabal, Marga Lopez, Rita Macedo, dir: Luis Bunuel; Pel Mex. Original Mexican poster for one of Bunuel's classic Mexican films -- a savage tale about an innocent young priest who strives to live a pure life in accordance with Christian teachings, and who encounters nothing but cruelty and indifference from all except for a prostitute, who becomes his only actual friend.
Bunuel, Luis / UN CHIEN ANDALOU [AN ANDALUSIAN DOG] (1929; 1968) $500.00 SOLD
Vintage original 47 x 32" (120 x 82 cm.) half grande poster, France. Pierre Batcheff, Simone Mareuil, Luis Bunuel, Salvador Dali, Jaime Miravilles, dir: Luis Buñuel, Salvador Dalí; Les Grands Films Classiques.
BURY ME DEAD (1947) $150.00 SOLD
Vintage original 22 x 28" (56 x 71 cm.) half sheet poster, USA. Cathy O'Donnell, June Lockhart, Hugh Beaumont, Mark Daniels, dir: Bernard Vorhaus; Eagle-Lion Films. Rarely-seen poverty row mystery noir with a complicated plot. A woman attends her own funeral, knowing that her husband attempted to do away with her. She discovers that the woman buried in her place is a glamour girl her husband was having an affair with. The 68-minute film was edited to play during a 30-minute TV show spot during the 1950s. Director Vorhaus would fall victim to the Hollywood blacklist soon after completion. Two...
CALL HER SAVAGE (1932) $1,850.00 SOLD
Vintage original 14 x 36" (35 x 91 cm.) insert poster, USA. Clara Bow, Gilbert Roland, Thelma Todd, Estelle Taylor, dir: John Francis Dillon; Fox Film. A savagely brazen Pre-Code film touching on nearly every subject which soon became taboo (some of which is seldom approached even in today's films), including prostitution, STDs, promiscuity, pedophilia and gay bars. Story of a wild Texan girl who is sent to Chicago to charm school. While there she adopts the name 'Dynamite' and tears the town apart. However, even in these Pre-Code days 'Dynamite' Nasa Springer must learn the errors of her reckless...
CAPTIVE WILD WOMAN (1943) $850.00 SOLD
Vintage original 36 x 14" (90 x 35 cm.) insert poster, USA. Acquanetta, John Carradine, Evelyn Anker, Milburn Stone, Lloyd Corrigan, dir: Edward Dmytryk; Universal.
CASINO ROYALE (1967) $750.00 SOLD
Vintage original 60 x 20" (150 x 50 cm.) door panel poster, USA. Peter Sellers, Ursula Andress, David Niven, Orson Welles, Joanna Pettet, Daliah Lavi, Woody Allen, Deborah Kerr, William Holden, Charles Boyer, John Huston, George Raft, Jean-Paul Bemondo, dir: John Huston, Val Guest, Ken Hughes, others; Columbia.