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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 John Reid | 0 Comments

Two slightly different styles of the Australian daybill were printed. An orange/yellow version and a red version. Original Daybills often had colour variants so it is not unusual at all to see the two different colours on The Godfather. The text on both daybills is virtually identical and there is no information in press sheets that would indicate that one came before the other. The only difference is in the printers details at the bottom of the two posters.


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…


THE ALAMO Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue? image

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…


CHROME AND HOT LEATHER Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue? image

CHROME AND HOT LEATHER Daybill Movie Poster Original or Reissue?

14 Apr 2020 | Added by John Reid | 0 Comments

These two daybills for the Bikie movie Chrome and Hot Leather are both very rare so when the one colour version turns up for sale it has been thought to be the original release, bearing in mind that…