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NEW SIZE Daybill Movie Posters – the change to the new format in 1941 image

NEW SIZE Daybill Movie Posters – the change to the new format in 1941

11 Mar 2021 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments

In late 1941, Australian daybills started being printed in a smaller format due to the paper shortage during WWII. Prior to 1941, daybills measured 15″ x 40″ and are now referred to as “long Daybills”. Only two long daybills were able to be printed from a sheet. The new reduced size format of approx 13″ …


THUNDERBOLT and LIGHTFOOT and THE EIGER SANCTION Daybills Spot the error! image

THUNDERBOLT and LIGHTFOOT and THE EIGER SANCTION Daybills Spot the error!

19 Dec 2019 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments

Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, starring Clint Eastwood was released in 1974 and features a fantastic image, taken from the US one sheet, of Eastwood pointing the gun. The Eiger Sanction, also starring…


SHERLOCK HOLMES Rare Daybill Movie Posters image

SHERLOCK HOLMES Rare Daybill Movie Posters

25 Aug 2018 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments

There have been many Sherlock Holmes films made over the years and Conan Doyle's master detective continues to be as popular as ever. An eclectic range of actors have portrayed Sherlock Holmes…


DR STRANGELOVE Daybill – Bizarre New Zealand censorship image

DR STRANGELOVE Daybill – Bizarre New Zealand censorship

9 Dec 2017 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments

The New Zealand censors are well known for their penchant for mutilating movie posters with weird censorship. The daybill for Goldfinger is an example where large parts of the poster were blacked out…


Australian Movie Poster Misprints and Errors – are they more valuable? image

Australian Movie Poster Misprints and Errors – are they more valuable?

9 Dec 2017 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments

Over the years there have been a number of examples of Australian Movie Poster Misprints. The errors range from spelling mistakes to incorrect artwork or images. A collector recently asked me…


MARCHANT and Co Australian Daybill Movie Posters image

MARCHANT and Co Australian Daybill Movie Posters

8 Dec 2017 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments

Daybills printed by Marchant and Co in the 1930s and 40s were unique for their photo litho style. In my opinon, they are among the finest examples of all Australian posters. Here is a small random…


MAJOR Collection of Original Australian Movie posters 1920’s – 70s image

MAJOR Collection of Original Australian Movie posters 1920’s – 70s

19 Jan 2017 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments

Over the next two months, we will be listing one of the finest collections of Australian Movie Posters ever seen. In fact, it is surely the most valuable single collection ever sold as a lot in…


Carry On Australian Daybill Movie Posters image

Carry On Australian Daybill Movie Posters

24 Aug 2016 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments

Carry On Australian Daybill Movie Posters have become highly sought after in recent years. The Carry On series of British Comedy films commenced in the late 1950s with Carry On Sergeant and…


NOW LISTING: An amazing collection of Australian Long Daybill Movie Posters image

NOW LISTING: An amazing collection of Australian Long Daybill Movie Posters

10 Jan 2016 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments

Vintage Long Daybills I will be listing a collection of vintage Australian long daybill movie posters over the next month or so that will be one of the largest and most comprehensive presentations…


Is this the RAREST of all James Bond movie posters? image

Is this the RAREST of all James Bond movie posters?

17 Nov 2015 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments

Live and Let Die HORIZONTAL FORMAT Australian One sheet Movie Poster This Live and Let Die Australian one sheet could be the rarest of all James Bond posters. It was used for the original release of…


John Richardson Movie Poster Artist image

John Richardson Movie Poster Artist

3 Apr 2015 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments

The renowned Movie Poster Artist John Richardson was a printer and illustrator who founded The Richardson Studio in the early 1920s. The Richardson studio produced the artwork for Paramount…