Australian Daybills Original or Reissue

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

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…


TARZAN’S THREE CHALLENGES Daybill Movie poster Original or Reissue? image

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…


ROPE Alfred Hitchcock Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue? image

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….


GREEN DOLPHIN STREET Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue? image

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…


MGM MASTERPIECE REPRINT Movie Posters image

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…


RHAPSODY Daybill Movie poster Original or Reissue? image

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…


HOUSE OF WAX Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue? image

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…


THE BRAVE ONE Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue? image

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…


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

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…


The SPIDER’S WEB Daybill Movie poster Original or Reissue? image

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…


WAR AND PEACE Daybill Movie poster Original or Reissue? image

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…