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Queensland Gallery of Modern Art Movie Poster Presentation report

12 Nov 2013 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments

The Queensland Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) invited me to be guest speaker as part of their Endless Summer Sundays California Design Living in a Modern Way Exhibition on November 3rd. The Gallery has…


PATRICIA LOVELL AUSTRALIAN FILM PRODUCER DIES AGED 83 image

PATRICIA LOVELL AUSTRALIAN FILM PRODUCER DIES AGED 83

27 Jan 2013 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments

Patricia Lovell, Award winning producer of some of the classic Australian films of the 70s, passed away yesterday from liver cancer aged 83. Although Patricia Lovell will be remembered fondly…


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James Bond Spy Who Loved Me Daybill Original or Reissue?

17 Jan 2013 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments

James Bond Spy Who Loved Me Daybill There are two versions of The Spy Who Loved Me Daybill movie poster but there has always been some confusion about which came first. One is printed by M.A.P.S…


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Rare Movie posters for TV series MY FRIEND FLICKA episodes

11 Jan 2013 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments

Occasionally TV shows from the 50s would be shown in cinemas in Australia as compilations or second feature films prior to the main feature. Movie posters for these series are consequently rare but I…


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White Cargo Daybill: Original or Reissue?

19 Oct 2012 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments

White Cargo Daybill: Original or Reissue? Where a full colour daybill is known to exist, many dealers and collectors have often routinely make the assumption that one or two colour daybills for…


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Planet of the Apes Daybill: Original or Re-Issue?

18 Oct 2012 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments

Planet of the Apes Daybill: Original or Re-Issue? Planet of the Apes is a 1968 American science fiction film directed by Franklin J. Schaffner, based on the 1963 French novel La Plan├Ęte…


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North by Northwest Daybill: Original or Re-Issue?

17 Oct 2012 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments

North by Northwest Daybill: Original or Re-Issue? The poster on the right is often sold as the original release but when you see the two posters together it is quite obvious that the Mt Rushmore…


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The Day the Earth Stood Still Daybill – Original or Reissue

15 Apr 2012 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments

AUSTRALIAN MOVIE POSTERS The Day the Earth Stood Still Daybill (1951) Original or Reissue Directed by Robert Wise. With Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe. One of the great Sci Fi…


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Jesse James Daybill (1927): Original or Reissue?

14 Feb 2012 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments

Jesse James Daybill (1927): Original or Reissue? Long Daybills are so rare that some dealers and collectors have mistakenly assumed that a poster is original because it is the only one that has…


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Creature with the Atom Brain Daybill: Original or Reissue?

12 Jan 2012 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments

Creature with the Atom Brain Daybill: Original or Reissue? Creature with the Atom Brain Daybill is a great looking Sci Fi / Horror Australian movie poster but the Robert Burton printers…


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ALFRED HITCHCOCK Movie Retrospective at GOMA Cinematheque

12 Nov 2011 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments

I interviewed Amanda Slack Smith from GOMA in Brisbane about the superb Alfred Hitchcock Retrospective in Brisbane which screened every single Alfred Hitchcock film from the Silent era through to…