Australian Daybills Original or Reissue

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RHAPSODY Daybill Movie poster Original or Reissue?

26 Apr 2019 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments
At first glance, these two Rhapsody daybills look almost identical but one is original and the other a circa 1960 reissue. If you look closely you can see slight differences in the artwork and...

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THE BRAVE ONE Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue?

21 Apr 2019 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments
Collectors have often assumed that Australian re release daybills or one sheets would never be full colour. In reality, nothing could be further than the truth. There are many examples of full colour...

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HOUSE OF WAX Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue?

21 Apr 2019 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments
The House of Wax was one of a number of films produced in the early 50s in 3D. Some cinemas in Australia were not equipped to screen the film in 3D and this may be the reason why two different...

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3 DAYS OF THE CONDOR Daybill Movie poster - Original or Reissue?

19 Mar 2019 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments
A two colour daybill for Three Days of the Condor has appeared fairly regularly over the years and has been commonly thought to be the original first release Australian daybill. However, a...

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The SPIDER'S WEB Daybill Movie poster Original or Reissue?

10 Dec 2018 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments
The classic serials from the 1930s to the 50s are fast becoming a forgotten chapter of the cinema history. Serials were screened before the main feature and they filled an important role in providing...

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WAR AND PEACE Daybill Movie poster Original or Reissue?

8 Nov 2018 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments
Collectors need to be careful when buying Australian daybills. It is always best to buy from a reputable dealer as casual sellers often unknowlingly misrepresent daybills as original when they are...

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BARABBAS Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue?

18 Jun 2018 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments
It is always disappointing for collectors to find that the daybill that they thought was original turns out to be a reissue. Sellers on ebay and other auctions often sell misrepresented posters and...

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FIRE MAIDENS FROM OUTER SPACE and SNOW CREATURE Original or Reissue daybills

24 May 2018 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments
The artwork on original Movie Posters can sometimes be very disappointing and this can occasionally lead collectors to mistakenly believe that some posters are reissues when, in fact, they are...

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THE ITALIAN JOB Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue?

28 Mar 2018 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments
An Italian Job duotone daybill (pictured below right) has often been referred to as original release on ebay and other sites. However, it is actually an early 1970s release daybill that is...

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MY FAIR LADY Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue?

17 Mar 2018 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments
When you see these two My Fair Lady daybills together it is fairly obvious that one is original and the other a re release. The original daybill has the "For General Exhibition" censor logo...

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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...