Australian Daybills Original or Reissue

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POOR LITTLE RICH GIRL Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue?

3 Jul 2020 | Added by user | 0 Comments
The daybill for the Shirley Temple classic Poor Little Rich Girl (1936) pictured to the left has often been misrepresented as being original, particularly by ebay sellers. Experienced collectors and...

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THE ALAMO Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue?

8 May 2020 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments
Two different daybills were printed for the original release of The Alamo. At first glance they look almost identical but when you look closely, you can see subtle differences in the artwork. The...

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CHROME AND HOT LEATHER Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue?

14 Apr 2020 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments
These two daybills for the Bikie movie Chrome and Hot Leather are both very rare so when the one colour version turns up for sale it has been thought to be the original release, bearing in mind that...

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HOME BEFORE DARK Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue?

5 Apr 2020 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments
At first glane, it would be reasonable to assume that the full colour daybill on the right would be the original first release and the daybill on the left a later printing. However, as with many...

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BORDERLINE Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue

11 Feb 2020 | Added by user | 0 Comments
BORDERLINE Daybill Movie Posters The original is pictured on the left and 50s reissue on the right. Both are rare posters.

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BEDKNOBS AND BROOMSTICKS Original Daybill Movie poster Original or Reissue

7 Jan 2020 | Added by user | 0 Comments
BEDKNOBS AND BROOMSTICKS Australian movie posters have been difficult to date for some sellers and collectors. The film was released in 1971 and the "G" censor detail on both daybills is...

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BONNIE SCOTLAND Daybill Movie poster Original or Reissue?

30 Dec 2019 | Added by user | 1 Comment
The BONNIE SCOTLAND daybill on the left was clearly printed for the original release in Australia. The Laurel and Hardy classic was released in 1935 and daybills printed prior to c.1941 measured...

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THE SMALLEST SHOW ON EARTH Daybill Movie poster Original or Reissue?

27 Dec 2019 | Added by user | 0 Comments
THE SMALLEST SHOW ON EARTH Daybill Movie poster, pictured on the left and printed by W.E.Smith, was printed for the original release. It is easy to see the difference between the two daybills when...

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THE ARISTOCATS Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue?

24 Dec 2019 | Added by user | 0 Comments
THE ARISTOCATS Daybill movie poster pictured below in the middle has often been misrepresented as original release. However it was actually produced for the 1980 re release. One of the first checks...

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RETURN OF THE SEVEN Daybill Movie poster Original or Reissue?

22 Dec 2019 | Added by user | 0 Comments
RETURN OF THE SEVEN was released in 1966. The daybill on the left with the "For General Exhibition" censorship logo is original. Censorship in Australia changed in 1971 and the daybill on...

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THE RETURN OF OCTOBER Daybill Movie poster Original or Reissue?

20 Dec 2019 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments
The Return of October, starring Glenn Ford and Terry Moore was released in 1948. The original daybill, pictured below on the left and printed by W.E.Smith is very rare. Consquently, the daybill on...

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JUNGLE JIM Daybill Movie Posters Strikingly similar!

20 Oct 2019 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments
I guess the artist for the original Australian daybill of the 1953 Jungle Jim film Valley of Head Hunters was feeling a bit lazy. He basically used the same design as was used in the daybill for...