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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...

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Australian Movie Poster Misprints and Errors - are they more valuable?

9 Dec 2017 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments
Over the years there have been a number of examples of Australian Movie Poster Misprints. The errors range from spelling mistakes to incorrect artwork or images. A collector recently asked me...

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MARCHANT and Co Australian Daybill Movie Posters

8 Dec 2017 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments
Daybills printed by Marchant and Co in the 1930s and 40s were unique for their photo litho style. In my opinon, they are among the finest examples of all Australian posters. Here is a small random...

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Captain Thunderbolt: The search continues

8 Dec 2017 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments
The search continues to recover Captain Thunderbolt, a quintessential Australian film. Captain Thunderbolt was released in 1953, directed by Cecil Holmes and starring Grant Taylor, Charles...

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From Russia With Love Daybill

5 Dec 2017 | Added by user | 0 Comments
One James Bond daybill that has remained very elusive over the years has been From Russia With Love Daybill (1963). In recent years four have surfaced but it is likely that they will remain with the...