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EDGE OF THE CITY Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue?

2 Feb 2018 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments
A hand litho daybill for Edge of the City (pictured to the left) has turned up fairly regularly on ebay.There are some obvious clues to prove that the Edge of the City daybill is actually a late...

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The Searchers Daybill Movie Poster - Original or Reissue?

20 Jan 2018 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments
The Searchers is yet another example of a daybill that has been misrepresented on ebay. The Searchers daybill is a rare and sought after John Wayne title. Collectors seeing a hand litho daybill...

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THE OMEGA MAN Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue?

18 Jan 2018 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments
The Omega Man is another daybill that is regularly misrepresented on ebay. There doesn't seem to be any inclination for ebay to take any action about these things and there are a great many...

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THE TITFIELD THUNDERBOLT Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue?

12 Jan 2018 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments
Original posters for The Titfield Thunderbolt are so rare that a later release has often been mistakenly sold as first release. This is another example where the differences are obvious when seen...

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WATERLOO BRIDGE Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue?

10 Jan 2018 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments
The year of release of daybills for Waterloo Bridge is fairly easy to spot when you see them side by side. However, the original true first release is so rare that it has only turned up a couple of...

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DUMBO Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue?

9 Jan 2018 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments
There has always been some uncertainty about the release dates of Dumbo Australian daybills. The original daybill is so rare that it led many to believe that another RKO version was original. However...

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SPELLBOUND Daybill Movie poster Original or Reissue?

7 Jan 2018 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments
Daybills for Alfred Hitchcock's Spellbound are incredibly rare. When I purchased the blue background Spellbound daybill many years ago I thought it was original because nothing else had been seen...

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BILLY THE KID Daybill Movie poster - Original or Reissue?

3 Jan 2018 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments
Not too difficult to work out the original from the re releases for Billy the Kid - particularly when you see them all together! The original on the left was printed by The Marchant Company. Second...

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ABC Gold Coast Story on John Reid's movie poster collection

1 Jan 2018 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments
ABC Gold Coast recently compiled a story on my huge collection of original movie posters.

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DR STRANGELOVE Daybill - Bizarre New Zealand censorship

9 Dec 2017 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments
The New Zealand censors are well known for their penchant for mutilating movie posters with weird censorship. The daybill for Goldfinger is an example where large parts of the poster were blacked out...

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THE OUTLAW Daybill Movie poster - Original or Reissue?

9 Dec 2017 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments
The Outlaw (1943) Directors: Howard Hughes, Howard Hawks (uncredited) Writer: Jules Furthman (screenplay) Stars: Jack Buetel, Thomas Mitchell, Jane Russell The Outlaw's original release in...

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BRITISH COMEDY CLASSICS Original Movie posters

9 Dec 2017 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments
We have a huge selection of movie posters and lobby cards for many of the classic British Comedy films from the 1930s onwards. Included are some very rare posters for some of the more obcure British...