Australian Daybills Original or Reissue

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THE PARENT TRAP Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue?

11 Apr 2021 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments

The Parent Trap was released in 1961 and featured the very popular Hayley Mills playing a dual role as twin sisters trying to reunite their divorced parents. The two daybills, pictured below are both full colour and both rare. However, when you look closely, the daybill on the left carries a notation in small print …


SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue? image

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue?

11 Mar 2021 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments

Saturday Night Fever was first released in 1977/8 with an “R” rating in Australia due to some language that was regarded as offensive and some risque scenes. . Paramount purchased the soundtrack and was keen to attract a wider audience to the film so they edited six minutes out of the original film, giving it a PG rating. T


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The Overlanders Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue?

9 Feb 2021 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments

The Overlanders daybill that is pictured on the left was generally thought of as the first release but when another version turned up, some collectors questioned whether the more common daybill might have been a reissue. An original Press Book was recently found and that proves that two styles of daybill were produced for the …


DOCTOR ZHIVAGO Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue? image

DOCTOR ZHIVAGO Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue?

26 Nov 2020 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments

One of the first things to check when dating Australian movie posters is the censorship details. They can often give a clue as to whether a poster is original or a re release. In the case of Doctor Zhivago, the film was released in 1965 so the censorship rating should be “Not Suitable for Children”. …


IN SEARCH OF THE CASTAWAYS Daybill Movie poster Original or Reissue? image

IN SEARCH OF THE CASTAWAYS Daybill Movie poster Original or Reissue?

13 Sep 2020 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments

IN SEARCH OF THE CASTAWAYS was filmed by Disney in 1962. The daybill pictured on the left is clearly original but it is exceptionally rare leading some sellers to mistakenly think that the daybill on…


THE GODFATHER Daybill Movie poster Original or Reissue? image

THE GODFATHER Daybill Movie poster Original or Reissue?

5 Sep 2020 | Added by Master Admin | 0 Comments

There has been a theory circulating amongst some collectors and dealers that the Orange style Godfather daybill is a second or later printing. However, there is no evidence to support that theory….


YOU CAN’T ESCAPE FOREVER Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue? image

YOU CAN’T ESCAPE FOREVER Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue?

21 Aug 2020 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments

The two daybills for You Cant Escape Forever are a great example of how easy it is to assume that they are from the original release. They are both printed in full colour and are very rare so…


CASABLANCA Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue? image

CASABLANCA Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue?

19 Aug 2020 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments

Casablanca is one of the most sought after titles for Movie Poster collectors. The Australian posters are very impressive and the original Marchant printed daybill on the left features a wonderful…


THE ABSENT MINDED PROFESSOR Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue? image

THE ABSENT MINDED PROFESSOR Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue?

15 Aug 2020 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments

THE ABSENT MINDED PROFESSOR was released in 1961 so the easiest way to tell which of the two daybills is original is to check the censor details. The poster on the left carries the For General…


POOR LITTLE RICH GIRL Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue? image

POOR LITTLE RICH GIRL Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue?

3 Jul 2020 | Added by Master Admin | 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…