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CHRISTOPHER ATKINS Autographs and Original Daybill for The Blue Lagoon image

CHRISTOPHER ATKINS Autographs and Original Daybill for The Blue Lagoon

29 Nov 2020 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments

CHRISTOPHER ATKINS autographed an original Australian daybill for The Blue Lagoon for us in Burbank, California on 1st Feb 2020. Interestingly, Lou Diamond Phillips and Sean Penn both auditioned for the role and Matt Dillon turned it down, despite being the original choice.


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”. …


KATHLEEN KINMONT Autographs a Halloween 4 daybill Movie Poster image

KATHLEEN KINMONT Autographs a Halloween 4 daybill Movie Poster

26 Nov 2020 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments

Kathleen Kinmont signed an original Halloween 4 daybill for us in Los Angeles on 1st Feb 2020. The best way of proving the authenticity of autographs is to have a photograph of the star actually signing the poster or photo. Many of the autographs that we sell on this site were obtained in person and …


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….


OPENING NIGHT in Sydney for the Australian film SMILEY starring Colin Petersen image

OPENING NIGHT in Sydney for the Australian film SMILEY starring Colin Petersen

25 Aug 2020 | Added by Master Admin | 0 Comments

SMILEY starring Colin Petersen and Chips Rafferty was extremely popular and the photos of crowds attending the opening night show just succesful the film was. Smiley (1956) Director:…


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…


CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON Original Daybill Movie poster – censored! image

CREATURE FROM THE BLACK LAGOON Original Daybill Movie poster – censored!

2 Jun 2020 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments

Creature from the Black Lagoon is one of the most sought after Sci Fi Australian Daybills. It is also a wonderful example of how the New Zealand censors mutilated many movie posters that were used in…