Saturday, January 31, 2015

Battle beyond the Stars (1980) - (Richard Thomas) US one-sheet

Battle Beyond the Stars (1980) - (Richard Thomas) one-sheet

Pictured is a US one-sheet poster for the 1980 Jimmy T. Murakami and Roger Corman film Battle beyond the Stars based on screenplay and story by John Sayles and starring Richard Thomas as Shad. Plot summary: Shad is a young farmer whose peaceful planet is unexpectedly invaded by an evil tyrant named Sardor [John Saxon] and an army of aggressors. Shad assembles a band of mercenaries to help defend his home.

Cast and crew: Jimmy T. Murakami, John Sayles, George Peppard, Roger Corman, Robert Vaughn, Richard Thomas, Darlanne Fluegel, John Saxon, Sybil Danning, Sam Jaffe, Morgan Woodward, Earl Boen, John Gowans, Steve Davis, Lawrence Steven Meyers, Lara Cody, Lynn Carlin, Jeff Corey



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Friday, January 30, 2015

Barabbas (1962) - (Anthony Quinn) US one-sheet

Barabbas (1951) - (Anthony Quinn) US one-sheet

Pictured is a 27" x 41" US one-sheet poster for the 1962 Richard Fleischer film Barabbas based on novel by Par Lagerkvist, screenplay by Christopher Fry and starring Anthony Quinn as Barabbas. Plot summary: Barabbas, a thief who was spared crucifixion so Jesus Christ could be crucified in his place, suffers spirutual torment and many arduous ordeals before he finally becomes a follower of Jesus.

Cast and crew: Richard Fleischer, Christopher Fry, Par Lagerkvist, Anthony Quinn, Silvana Mangano, Arthur Kennedy, Katy Jurado, Jack Palance, Ernest Borgnine, Vittorio Gassman, Harry Andrews, Norman Wooland, Valentena Cortese, Arnoldo Foa, Michael Gwynn, Laurence Payne, Douglas Fowley, Guido Celano



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Thursday, January 29, 2015

Bailout at 43000 (1957) - (John Payne) Argentine one-sheet

Bailout at 43000 (1957) - (John Payne) Argentine one-sheet

This is a 29" x 43" Argentine one-sheet for the 1957 Francis D. Lyon film Bailout at 43000 written by Paul Monash and starring John Payne as Major Paul Peterson. Plot summary: Major Paul Peterson is excused from a dangerous test flight of a new aircraft, but his feelings about it are mixed.

Cast end crew: Paul Monash, John Payne, Karen Steele, Paul Kelly, Richard Eyer, Constance Ford, Eddie Firestone, Paul Monash, Francis D. Lyon, Adam Kennedy, Gregory Gaye, Steven Ritch, Richard Crane



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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Babes in Toyland (1961) - (Ray Bolger) US insert

Babes in Toyland (1961) - (Ray Bolger) US insert

This is a US 14" x 36" insert poster for the 1961 Jack Donohoue film Babes in Toyland based on an operetta by Glen MacDonough, screenplay by Ward Kimball, Joe Rinaldi and Lowell S. Hawley, libretto by Anna Alice Chaplin and starring Ray Bolger as Barnaby. Plot summary: The evil miser Barnaby hires some people to drown Tom Piper (Tommy Sands) just before he marries Mary Quite Contrary (Annette Funicello) and then steal Mary's sheep, which Bo Peep (Ann Jillian) is looking after. The reason the evil Barnaby wants to do this is because when Mary loses her livelihood because her sheep are stolen, she will be forced to marry him out of economic necessity.

Cast and crew: Glen MacDonough, Ward Kimball, Joe Rinaldi, Lowell S. Hawley, Anna Alice Chapin, Jack Donohue, Ray Bolger, Tommy Sands, Annette Funicello, Ed Wynn, Tommy Kirk, Kevin Corcoran, Henry Calvin, Walt Disney, Gene Sheldon, Mary McCarty, Ann Jillian, Brian Corcoran

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Attila (R1956) - (Anthony Quinn) Italian two-sheet

Attila (R1956) - (Anthony Quinn) Italian two-sheet

This is a 39" x 54" Italian two-sheet poster for a 1956 rerelease of the 1954 Pietro Franscisci film Attila starring Anthony Quinn as Attila the Hun based on a story by Ennio De Concini, Richard C. Sarafian and Primo Zeglio. Plot summary: After the king of the Huns dies one of his sons, Attila, refuses peace and gathers the hordes for an invasion of the Roman empire.

Cast and crew: Pietro Francisci, Ennio De Concini, Richard Cl Sarafian, Anthony Quinn, Sophia Loren, Henri Vidal, Claude Laydu, Irene Papas, Colette Regis, Ettore Manni, Eduardo Ciannelli, Georges Brehat, Christian Marquand, Anthony Pawley, Antonio Amendola, Richard Bakalyan, Fabio Bellisario, Fernando Birri, Guido Celano, Mirella Di Lauri, Cristina Fantoni, MarioFeliciani, Piero Giagnoni, Marco Guglielmi, Carlo Hinterman, Dickie Jones, Edilio Kim, Renzo Malatesta, Scott Marlowe, Furio Meniconi, Aurelio Miserendino, Mimmo Palmara, Piero Pastore, Aldo Pini, Aldo Sprovieri, Mario Valente, Henri Vidon



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Sunday, January 25, 2015

Around the World under the Sea (1966) - (Lloyd Bridges) Argentine one-sheet

Around the World under the Sea (1966) - (Lloyd Bridges)Argentine one-sheet

Pictured is an Argentine one-sheet for the 1966 Andrew Marton film Around the World under the Sea based on a story by E.M. Parsons, screenplay by Arthur Weiss and Art Arthur and starring Lloyd Bridges as Dr. Doug Standish. Plot summary: Five men in a submarine travel the oceans of the world to plant earthquake warning sensors.

Cast and crew: Lloyd Bridges, E. M. Parsons, Brian Kelly, Shirley Eaton, David McCallum, Keenan Wynn, Marshall Thompson, Gary Merrill, Arthur Weiss, Art Arthur, Ron Hayes, George Shibata, Donald Linton, Frank Logan, Don Wells, Jack Ewalt, George De Vries, Tony Gulliver



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Saturday, January 24, 2015

Apache Territory (1958) - (Rory Calhoun) Belgian poster

Apache Territory (1958) - (Rory Calhoun) Belgian poster

This is a 14" x 22" Belgian poster for the 1958 Ray Nazarro film Apache Territory based on a novel by Louis L'Amour, screenplay by Charles R. Marion and George W. George and starring Rory Calhoun as Logan Cates. Plot summary: Logan Cates and a few fellow travelers are pinned down at a desert water hole by an Apache attack, and then killed one after another as their supplies run out. When a storm comes, Cates has an idea for an escape.

Cast and crew: Ray Nazarro, Charles R. Marion, George W. George, Rory Calhoun, Barbara Bates, John Dehner, Carolyn Craig, Tom Pittman, Leo Gordon, Myron Healey, Francis De Sales, Frank DeKova, Regis Parton, Bob Woodward, Fred Krone

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Friday, January 23, 2015

Another Time, Another Place (1958) - (Lana Turner, Sean Connery debut) US one-sheet

Another Time, Another Place (1958) - (Lana Turner) US one-sheet

This is a U.S. one-sheet poster for the 1958 Lews Allen film Another Time, Another Place, based on a novel by Lenore J. Coffee, screenplay by Stanley Mann, starring Lana Turner as Sara Scott and Sean Connery in his debut film performance as Mark Trevor. Plot summary: In World War II American journalist Sara Scott and BBC correspondent Mark Trevor have an affair, but it ends when Trevor is killed in action.

Cast and crew: Lewis Allen, Stanley Mann, Lenore J. Coffee, Lana Turner, Barry Sullivan, Glynis Johns, Sean Connery, Terence Longdon, Sidney James, Martin Stephens, Doris Hare, Julian Somers, John Le Mesurier, Cameron Hall, Jane Welsh, Robin Bailey, Bill Fraser



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Thursday, January 22, 2015

Weekend, Italian Style (l'Ombrellone, 1965) - (Sandra Milo) Egyptian one-sheet

L'Ombrellone (1965) - (dir: Dino Risi) Egyptian one-sheet

This is a 27" x 39" Egyptian one-sheet made to promote the 1965 Dino Risi film L'Ombrellone (titled Play Boy Party on the poster, Weekend Italian Style as the international English title and shati al hob [the Coast of Love] as the Arabic title on the poster) based on story and screenplay by Ennio De Concini and starring Sandra Milo as Giuliana Marletti. Plot summary: It is summer and everyone in Rome is vacationing at the beach with the exception of Enrico Marletti (Enrico Maria Selerno), who is working. On weekends he drives to Rimini to meet his wife Giuliana (Sandra Milo), who is living the sweet life there with her friends.

Cast and crew: Dino Risi, Ennio De Concini, Veronique Vendell, Sandra Milo, Enrico Maria Selerno, Jean Sorel, Trini Alonso, Daniela Bianchi, Alicia Brandet, Ana Castor, Lelio Luttazzi, Raffaele Pisu, Leopoldo Trieste, Pedro Rodriguez de Quevedo, Jose Calvo, Antonella Della Porta, Helga Line, Mirella Maravidi, Liselotte Pulver, Solvi Stubing



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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

American Gigolo (1980) - (Richard Gere) US LC set

The American Gigolo (1980) - (Richard Gere) US LC set

This is a set of 11" x 14" lobby cards for the 1980 Paul Schrader film American Gigolo based on a story by Paul Schrader and starring Richard Gere as the gigolo Julian. Plot summary: Julian, a prosperous LA area professional female escort, begins a personal relationship on the side with Michelle [Lauren Hutton]. When one of his clients is murdered he comes under close police scrutiny.

Cast and crew: Richard Gere, Lauren Hutton, Paul Schrader, Hector Elizondo, Nina van Pallandt, Bill Duke, Brian Davies, K Callan, Tom Stewart, Patricia Carr, David Cryer, Carole Cook, Carol Bruce, Frances Bergen, Macdonald Carey, William Dozier



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The Amazing Transparent Man (1959) - (Douglas Kennedy) US one-sheet

The Amazing Transparent Man (1959) - (Douglas Kennedy) US one-sheet

This is a US one-sheet for the 1959 Edgar G. Ulmer film The Amazing Transparent Man based on the 1956 Richard Matheson novel The Shrinking Man with screenplay by Jack Lewis and starring Douglas Kennedy as Joey Faust, the transparent man. Plot summary: Former US Army Major Paul Krenner [James Griffith], a deranged fellow with delusions of grandeur, forces immigrant scientist Peter Ulof [Ivan Triesault] to develop a technique for making people invisible with the use of radiation so he can create an army of invisible soldiers. Krenner needs radium for experiments to perfect the procedure, so with the help of his colleague Laura Matson [Maguerite Chapman] he enables a prison escape for convicted safecracker Joey Faust and uses the new technique to make him invisible so he can send him on a mission to steal some radium from a nuclear vault.

Cast and crew: Marguerite Chapman, Douglas Kennedy, James Griffith, Ivan Triesault, Edgar G. Ulmer, Jack Lewis, Boyd Morgan, Cormel Daniel, Edward Erwin, Jonathan Ledford, Norman Smith, Patrick Cranshaw, Kevin Kelly, Denis Adams, Stacy Morgan



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Tuesday, January 20, 2015

All the Way Boys (1973) - (Terence Hill) US one-sheet

All The Way Boys (1973) - (Terence Hill) US one-sheet

This is a US one-sheet for the 1973 Giuseppe Colizzi film All the Way Boys [Piu forte ragazzi], written by Barbara Alberti and Giuseppe Colizzi and starring the Trinity Boys, Terence Hill and Bud Spencer. Plot summary: In this Italian comedic action film, The Trinity Boys Plata (Terence Hill) and Salud (Bud Spencer) fly small aircraft, run in car chases and have constant fistfights as they cling precariously to a shaky plot involving diamonds and insurance scams in the jungles and cities of Columbia, South America.

Cast and crew: Terence Hill, Bud Spencer, Rene Kolldehoff, Michel Antoine, Cyril Cusac, Giuseppe Colizzi, Barbara Alberti, Carlos Munoz, Riccardo Pizzuti, Marcello Verziera, Sergio Bruzzichini, Alexander Allerson, Ferdinando Murolo, Michel Antoine, Antoine Saint-John

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Monday, January 19, 2015

All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989) - (dir: Don Bluth) US one-sheet

All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989) - (dir: Don Bluth) US one-sheet

This is a US one-sheet for the 1989 Don Bluth film All Dogs Go to Heaven based on a story by Don Bluth and Ken Cromar and starring Burt Reynolds as the voice of Charlie B. Barkin. Plot summary: Charlie B. Barkin was a rare example of a dog who owned a casino. When he was murdered by his rival Carface [Vic Tayback], he was so determined to get revenge that he found a way to con his way back among the living, even though he was warned he would be sent to Hell for doing that. On the other side he befriended an orphan girl named Anne-Marie [Judith Barsi] but he kept having nightmares about going to Hell.

Cast and crew: Gary Goldman, Ken Cromar, Loni Anderson, Judith Barsi, Dom de Luise, Don Bluth, Burt Reynolds, Melba Moore, Daryl Gilley, Candy Devine, Charles Nelson Reilly, Vic Tayback, Rob Fuller, Earleen Carey, Anna Manahan, Nigel Pegram, Ken Page, Godfrey Quigley



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Algiers (1938) - (Charles Boyer) Argentine one-sheet

Algiers (1938) - (Charles Boyer) Argentine one-sheet

This is a 29" x 43" Argentine one-sheet poster for the 1938 John Cromwell film Algiers based on screenplay by John Howard Lawson amd starring Charles Boyer as Pepe Le Moko. Plot summary: In the famous Casbah lives Pepe Le Moko, whose fortune in stolen jewels from France has made him a local kingpin. The French police want to find him and arrest him, but he always eludes them. When a beautiful visitor from Paris named Gaby [Hedy Lamarr] comes into his life, Pepe is smitten and his mistress Ines [Sigrid Gurie] is enraged.

Cast and crew: John Cromwell, John Howard Lawson, James M. Cain, Charles Boyer, Sigrid Gurie, Hedy Lamarr, Walter Kingsford, Joseph Calleia, Alan Hale, Gene Lockhart, Nina Koshetz, Paul Harvey, Stanley Fields, Johnny Downs, Charles D. Brown, Robert Greig, Leonid Kinskey, Joan Woodbury



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Alfred the Great (1969) - (David Hemmings) Danish one-sheet

Alfred the Great (1969) - (David Hemmings) Danish one-sheet

This is a 23" x 34" Danish poster designed by K. Wenzel to promote the 1969 Clive Donner film Alfred the Great starring David Hemmings as Alfred, based on story by James R. Webb and screenplay by Ken Taylor. Plot summary: In 9th Century England the Danes were marauding and ransacking the country, so Alfred abandons plans to become a priest and leads the Christians in defense of the country. The Danes are defeated and Alfred becomes a hero, but now his passion for God has become tainted with a lust for blood.

Cast and crew: Clive Donner, James R. Webb, Ken Taylor, David Hemmings, Michael York, Prunella Ransome, Colin Blakely, Julian Glover, Ian McKellen, Alan Dobie, Peter Vaughan, Vivien Merchant, Julian Chagrin, Jim Norton, John Rees, Christopher Timothy, Peter Blythe, Sinead Cusack, K. Wenzel



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Sunday, January 18, 2015

Muhammad Ali: A.K.A. Cassius Clay (1970) - (Cassius Clay) US LC Set

Muhammad Ali: A.K.A. Cassius Clay (1970) - (Cassius Clay)US Lobby Card Set

This is a set of eight 11"x14" lobby cards for the 1970 Jim Jacobs documentary Muhammad Ali: A.K.A. Cassius Clay starring Muhammad Ali. Plot summary: This documentary tells the story of the emergence and development of Mohammad Ali (Cassius Clay) as the world heavyweight boxing champion.

Cast and crew: Muhammad Ali, Richard Kiley, Jim Jacobs, Bernard Evslin, Cus D'Amato, Floyd Patterson, Buster Mathis, Jose Torres, Joe Louis, Max Schmeling, Angelo Dundee, Tunney Hunsaker, Archie Moore, Sonny Liston, Henry Cooper, Jim Jacobs, Sugar Ray Robinson



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Africa Screams (1949) - (Abbott and Costello) US #4 Lobby Card

Africa Screams (1949) - (Abbot and Costello) US #4 Lobby Card

This the 11" x 14" #4 lobby card for the 1949 Charles Barton film Africa Screams starring Bud Abbott and Lou Costello based on story and screenplay by Earl Baldwin. Plot summary: Bookseller Buzz Johnson [Bud Abbott] tells Diana Emerson that another bookseller named Stanley Livington [Lou Costello] knows a lot about Africa. This false bragging causes the two of them to be abducted to Africa because Diana and her gang need help locating an African tribe. While in Africa they encounter lions, apes and a raging river, but Stanley also finds some diamonds.

Cast and crew: Charles Barton, Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Clyde Beatty, Frank Buck, Max Baer, Buddy Baer, Earl Baldwin, Hillary Brooke, Shemp Howard, Joe Besser, Burt Wenland



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