Australian Daybills Original or Reissue

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THE LADY VANISHES Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue?

2 May 2019 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments
One of the most sought after posters for Alfred Hitchcock collectors is The Lady Vanishes. Sadly original movie posters in any format are very rare. The Australian daybill is no exception with only a...

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GUNFIGHT AT THE OK CORRAL Daybill Movie poster Original or Reissue?

1 May 2019 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments
The Gunfight at the OK Corral original daybill is a very rare Paramount movie posterwith artwork by the Richardson Studio. A 1970s reissue daybill has been occasionally misrepresented as original...

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TARZAN'S THREE CHALLENGES Daybill Movie poster Original or Reissue?

30 Apr 2019 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments
Tarzan's Three Challenges was released in 1963 and the orignal daybill movie poster is farily rare. Experienced collectors would be aware that the original would need to carry a "For General...

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ROPE Alfred Hitchcock Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue?

29 Apr 2019 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments
Alfred Hitchcock's Rope was released in 1948/9. Original Australian movie posters are extremely scarce and a reissue daybill has sometimes been mistakenly described as original at auctions....

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MGM MASTERPIECE REPRINT Movie Posters

27 Apr 2019 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments
In the 50s and 60s, MGM re released a number of films and referred to them on movie posters as "Masterpiece Reprints". This term has caused some confusion amongst movie poster collectors...

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GREEN DOLPHIN STREET Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue?

27 Apr 2019 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments
Although the artwork and lettering on both Green Dolphin Street daybills is very similar, it is obvious to experienced collectors that the daybill on the right is a 1950s reissue. The words...

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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...