Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Frenzy 1972 dir: Hitchcock Italian locandina

Frenzy (1972) - (dir: Hitchcock) Italian locandina

This is a 13" x 26" Italian locandina poster for the 1972 Alfred Hitchcock film Frenzy based on the 1966 Arthur La Bern novel Goodbye Picadilly, screenplay by Anthony Shaffer and starring Jon Finch as Richard Blaney. Plot summary: The London police wrongly suspect Richard Blaney of killing his ex-wife Brenda [Barbara Leigh-Hunt]. He becomes a fugitive with a need to prove his innocence.

Cast and crew: Alfred Hitchcock, Arthur La Bern, Anthony Shaffer, Jon Finch, Barry Foster, Barbara Leigh-Hunt, Anna Massey, Alec McCowen, Vivien Merchant, Billie Whitelaw, Clive Swift, Bernard Cribbins, Michael Bates, Jean Marsh, Madge Ryan, Elsie Randolph, Gerald Sim, John Boxer



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Frightened City 1961 Sean Connery Italian locandina

Frightened City (1961) - (Sean Connery) Italian locandina

This isa 13" x26" Italian locandina designed by Arnaldo Putzufor the 1961 John Lemont film The Frightened City based on a story by Leigh Vance and John Lemont, screenplay by Leigh Vance and starring Sean Connery as Paddy Demion. Plot summary: This is a gangster movie that takes place in West London. Paddy Demion is drawn into a protection racket by the mob.

Cast and crew: John Lemont, Arnaldo Putzu, Leigh Vance, Herbert Lom, John Gregson, Sean Connery, Alfred Marks, Yvonne Romain, Olive McFarland, Frederick Piper, John Stone, David Davies, Tom Bowman, Robert Cawdron, Georget Pastell, Patrick Holt, Sheena Marshe, Patrick Jordan



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Gamera vs. Monster X 1970 Tsutomu Takakuwa Italian locandina

Gamera vs. Monster X (1970) - (Tsutomu Takakuwa) Italian locandina

This is a 14" x 28" Italian locandina poster designed by Mario De Berardinis AKA MOS for the 1970 Noriaka Yuasa film Gamera vs. Monster X AKA Gamera vs. Jiger based on a screenplay by Niisan Takahashi and starring Tsutomu Takakuwa as Hiroshi. Plot summary: On the Pacific Ocean Island of Wester, Japanese scientists discover an ancient statue known locally as the "Devil's Whistle" that Japan wants to exhibit at its Expo '70 in Osaka. It seems there are forces at work on the island that want to prevent removal of the statue, including Gamera himself.

Cast and crew: Noriaki Yuasa, Mario De Berardinis, Niisan Takahashi, Tsutomo Takakuwa, Kelly Varis, Katherine Murphy, Kon Ohmura, Franz Gruber, Ryô Hayami, Akira Natsuki, Corinne Orr, Junko Yashiro, George William, Paul Cooper, Louis Reynolds, Jane Freeman, Albert Douglas, Alan Kramer



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Get Carter 1971 Michael Caine Italian locandina

Get Carter (1971) - (Michael Caine) Italian locandina

This is an Italian locandina for the 1971 Mike Hodges film Get Carter based on the 1970 Ted Lewis novel Jack's Return Home, screenplay by Mike Hodges and starring Michael Caine as Jack Carter. Plot summary: Jack Carter is a london gangster whose brother has died under suspicious circumstances. Jack believes his brother's death was a gangland murder and sets out to locate the people responsible.

Cast and crew: Mike Hodges, Ted Lewis, Michael Caine, Ian Hendry, Britt Eckland, John Osborne, Tony Beckley, George Sewell, Geraldine Moffat, Dorothy White, Rosemarie Dunham, Petra Markham, Alun Armstrong, Bryan Mosley, Glynn Edwards, Bernard Hepton, Terence Rigby



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The Ghost and Mr. Chicken 1966 Don Knotts Australian day bill

The Ghost and Mr. Chicken (1966) - (Don Knotts) Australian day bill

This is a 14" x 30" Australian day bill poster for the 1966 Alan Rafkin film The Ghost and Mr. Chicken written by James Fritzell, Everett Grenbaum and Andy Griffith and starring Don Knotts as Luther Heggs. Plot summary: In Rachel Kansas, Luther Heggs, a typesetter aspiring to be a reporter for the Rachel Courier Express, is assigned the job of spending the night alone at the Simmons mansion, the site of a murder-suicide 20 years earlier. Despite his terror of being alone in the old mansion at night, with the help of his friend Kelsey [Liam Redmond] Luther is able to determine exactly what happened on that fateful night long ago and who the killer was, before the mansion can be torn down by its owner, Nick Simmons, [Philip Ober] who has just returned to Rachel for that purpose.

Cast and crew: Don Knotts, Dick Sargent, Liam Redmond, Joan Staley, Alan Rafkin, James Fritzell, Everett Greenbaum, Skip Homeier, Reta Shaw, Lurene Tuttle, Philip Ober, Harry Hickox, Charles Lane, Jesslyn Fax, Nydia Westman, George Chandler, Robert Cornthwaite, Jim Begg



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Giants of Rome Richard Harrison 1964 Italian locandina

Giants of Rome (1964) - (Richard Harrison) Italian locandina

This is a 13" x 26" Italian locandina poster for the 1964 Antonio Margheriti film Giants of Rome starring Richard Harrison as Claudius Marcellus. Plot summary: In 52 B.C. Julius Caesar personally selects an elite squad led by Claudius Marcellus for an undercover raid to destroy a Druid secret weapon in Gaul. This will clear a passage through the Alesian Mountains, which the Romans plan to use as an invasion route for the Siege of Alesia.

Cast and crew: Antonio Margheriti, Arlette Combret, Ernesto Gastaldi, Luciano Martino, Richard Harrison, Wandisa Guida, Ettore Manni, Philippe Hersent, Ralph Hudson, Nicole Tessier, Goffredo Unger, Renato Baldini, Piero Lulli, Alessandro Sperli, Aldo Cecconi, Maurizio Conti, Alberto Del'Acqua, Jean Claude Madal, Renato Montalbano



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Godzilla vs. the Smog Monster 1971 Akira Yamauchi Italian locandina

Godzilla vs. the Smog Monster (1971) - (Akira Yamauchi) Italian locandina

This is a 14" x 26" Italian locandina for the 1971 Yoshimitsu Banno film Godzilla vs. the Smog Monster AKA Godzilla vs. Hedorah written by Yoshimitsu Banno and Takeshi Kimura and starring Akira Yamauchi as Dr. Toru Yano. Plot summary: Pollution provides an environment for the growth of a poisonous monster named Hedorah, which sinks an oil tanker and menaces the population. Only Godzilla can confront Hedorah and save the planet.

Cast and crew: Yoshimitsu Banno, Takeshi Kimura, Akira Yamauchi, Toshie Kimura, Hiroyuki Kawase, Toshio Shiba, Keiko Mari, Yoshio Yoshida, Haruo Suzuki, Yoshio Katsube, Susumu Okabe, Kentaro Watanabe, Wataru Omae, Tadashi Okabe, Shigeo Kato, Takuya Yuki, Eisaburo Komatsu



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Sunday, August 27, 2017

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex 1972 Woody Allen Italian locandina

Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Sex but Were Afraid to Ask (1972) - (Woody Allen) Italian locandina

This is a 13" x 28" Italian locandina poster for the 1972 film Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Sex but Were Afraid to Ask based loosely on the 1969 David Reuben book of the same title, written and directed by Woody Allen and starring Woody Allen as Victor. Plot summary: The film portrays aspects of sexual deviation and perversion in comedic style. It has seven segments that roughly correspond to the seven segments in David Reuben's book, but according to IMDB Woody Allen never actually read Reuben's book.

Cast and crew: Woody Allen, David Reuben, Gene Wilder, Louise Lasser, John Carradine, Louise Lasser, Anthony Quayle, Tony Randall, Lynn Redgrave, Burt Reynolds, Gene Wilder, Jack Barry, Erin Fleming, Elaine Giftos, Toni Holt Kramer, Robert Q. Lewis, Heather MacRae



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Eye of the Devil 1966 Deborah Kerr Italian locandina

Eye of the Devil (1966) - (Deborah Kerr) Italian locandina

This is a 13" x 26" Italian locandina poster designed by Enzo Nistri for the 1966 J. Lee Thompson thriller Eye of the Devil AKA 13 based on the 1964 Philip Loraine AKA Robin Estridge novel Day of the Arrow, screenplay by Robin Estridge and Dennis Murphy and starring Deborah Kerr as Catherine de Montfoucon. Plot summary: Philippe de Montfaucon [David Niven] has a vineyard that is suffering from drought. He returns to his castle in Bellenac to attend to the matter. His wife Catherine de Montfaucon and his two children were to have remained in Paris, but they follow anyway and discover in their confusion and fear that the employees on the estate are conducting pagan rituals. Sharon Tate appears as the sorceress Odile de Caray.

Cast and crew: Enzo Nistri, J. Lee Thompsonh, Robin Estridge, Dennis Murphy, Philip Loraine, Robin Estridge, Deborah Kerr, David Niven, Donald Pleasence, Edward Mulhare, Flora Robson, Emlyn Williams, Sharon Tate, David Hemmings, John Le Mesurier, Michael Miller, Donald Bisset, Pauline Letts, Robert Duncan, Suky Appleby



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Fantastic Voyage 1966 Raquel Welch Italian locandina

Fantastic Voyage (1966) - (Raquel Welch) Italian locandina

This is a 13" x 26" Italian locandina poster for the 1966 Richard Fleischer film Fantastic Voyage based on a screenplay by Harry Kleiner and starring Raquel Welch as Cora. Plot summary: A group of scientists is miniaturized so they can go inside the body of a colleague who has a blood clot in his brain.

Cast and crew: Richard Fleischer, Harry Kleiner, Stephen Boyd, Raquel Welch, Edmond O'Brien, Donald Pleasence, Arthur O'Connell, William Redfield, Arthur Kennedy, Jean De Val, Barry Coe, Ken Scott, Shelby Grant, James Brolin, Brndan Fitzgerald



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Far from the Madding Crowd 1967 Julie Christie Italian locandina

Far from the Madding Crowd (1967) - (Julie Christie) Italian locandina

This is a 13" x 26" Italian locandina poster for the 1967 John Schlesinger film Far from the Madding Crowd based on the 1874 Thomas Hardy novel of the same title, screenplay by Fredrick Raphael and starring Julie Christie as Bathsheba Everdene. Plot summary: In 19th Century England Bathsheba Everdene has inherited a large farm, where she finds herself besieged by three suitors.

Cast and crew: John Schlesinger, Thomas Hardy (1847 novel), Frederic Raphael, Julie Christie, Peter Finch, Alan Bates, Fiona Walker, Purnella Ransome, Alison Leggatt, Paul Dawkins, Julian Somers, John Barrett, Freddie Jones, Andrew Robertson, Brian Rawlinson, Vincent Harding, Victor Stone



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Fearless Hyena 1979 Jackie Chan Italian locandina

Fearless Hyena (1979) - (Jackie Chan) Italian locandina

This is a 12" x 27.5" Italian locandina poster for the 1979 Hong Kong kung fu film Fearless Hyena AKA Revenge of the Dragon written and directed by Jackie Chan and Kenneth Tsang starring Jackie Chan as Shing Lung. Plot summary: Shing Lung is a young person living in a remote Chinese village with his grandfather, kung fu master Cheng Peng-fei, [James Tien] who is teaching him kung fu. Shing is not serious about his training because he gambles, gets into fights and shows off skills he is supposed to retain as secrets. He later goes to work as a trainer for the Everything Clan and continues his own training with the Unicorn [Chan Wai-lau].

Cast and crew: Jackie Chan, Wei Lo, James Tien, Shin Tien, Li Kuen, Dean Shek, Hui Lou Chen, Shi-Kwan Yen, Kun Li, Tieh-Chi Cheng, Chih-Ping Chiang, Shao Hua Chu, Eagle Han, Hsing Nan Ho, Hong Hsu, Yuan Hsu, Gen-Mei Huang, Sae Ok Kim



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For a Few Dollars More R1970s Clint Eastwood Australian Day Bill

For a Few Dollars More (R1970s) - (dir: Sergio Leone) Australian Day Bill

This is a 13" x 30" Australian hand litho day bill poster for a 1970s rerelease of the 1965 Sergio Leone film For a Few Dollars More based on a screenplay by Sergio Leone, Fulvio Morsella and Luciano Vincenzoni and starring Clint Eastwood as Manco. Plot summary: In 19th Century El Paso bounty hunters Manco and Col. Douglas Mortimer [Lee Van Cleef] form a partnership to go after El Indio [Gian Maria Volontè] and his gang and then split the reward.

Cast and crew: Clint Eastwood, Sergio Leone, Lee Van Cleef, Gian Maria Volontè, Mario Brega, Luigi Pistili, Fulvio Morsella, Luciano Vincenzoni, Aldo Sambrell, Klaus Kinski, Benito Stefanelli, Luis Rodriguez, Panos Papadopulos, Mara Krupp, Roberto Camardiel, Joseph Egger, Tomas Blanco, Lorenzo Robledo



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The Fearless Vampire Killers 1967 dir: Polanski Italian locandina

The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967) - (dir: Polanski) Italian locandina

This is a 13" x 26" Italian locandina for the 1967 Roman Polanski film The Fearless Vampire Killers written by Roman Polanski and Gérard Brach and starring Jack MacGowran as Professor Abronsius. Plot summary: Professor Abronsius is a bat researcher who goes to a Transylvanian village with his retarded assistant Alfred [Roman Polanski] trying to find some vampires. In Transylvania the professor gets into a love rivaly with a creepy Transylvanian giant.

Cast and crew: Gérard Brach, Roman Polanski, Jack MacGowran, Alfie Bass, Jessie Robins, Sharon Tate, Ferdy Mayne, Iain Quarrier, Terry Downes, Fiona Lewis, Ronald Lacey, Ronald Lacey, Sydney Bromley, Andreas Malandrinos, Otto Diamant, Matthew Walters, Vladek Sheybal



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Thursday, August 24, 2017

Devilman Story 1967 Guy Madison Italian locandina

Devilman Story (1967) - (Guy Madison) Italian locandina

This is a 13" x 28" Italian locandina poster for the 1967 Paolo Bianchini film Devilman Story AKA The Devil's Man written by Paul Maxwell and Max Caret and starring Guy Madison as Mike Harway. Plot summary: Christine Becker [Luisa Baratto] has lost her father Professor Becker, [Giovanni Cianfriglia] who has mysteriously disappeared. She enlists the aid of journalist Mike Harway; on a tip, the two of them follow the professor's trail to Africa. Bandits abscond with Christine soon thereafter. Continuing the investigation, Mike finds an abandoned fort in the El Faium Valley where Devilman is running a laboratory. Devilman is holding Christine's father in a scheme to force him to do a brain transplant. Christine is being held there too.

Cast and crew: Paul Maxwell, Max Caret, Paolo Bianchini, Guy Madison, Luisa Baratto, Diana Lorys, Luciano Pigozzi, Valentino Macchi, Bill Vanders, Bill Wandes, Giovanni Cianfriglia, Ken Wood



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Do Not Disturb 1965 Doris Day Italian locandina

Do Not Distrub (1965) - (Doris Day) Italian locandina

This is a 13" x 27.5" Italian locandina poster for the 1965 Ralph Levy film Do Not Disturb based on the 1962 William Fairchild play Some Other Love, screenplay by Milt Rosen and Richard Breen and starring Doris Day as Janet Harper. Plot summary: Mike Harper [Rod Taylor] and his wife Janet move to London where Mike's company deals in wool textiles and fashions. Janet was already feeling neglected, but after the move Mike's long commute keeps him away from home a lot and Janet feels even more neglected. She fears Mike is having an affair with a coworker.

Cast and crew: Ralph Levy, Milt Rosen, Richard L. Breen, William Fairchild, Doris Day, Rod Taylor, Hermione Baddeley, Sergio Fantoni, Reginald Gardiner, Maura McGiveney, Aram Katcher, Leon Askin, Lisa Pera, Michael Romanoff, Albert Carrier, Barbara Morrison, Dick Winslow



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Dogville 2003 Nicole Kidman Italian locandina

Dogville (2003) - (Nicole Kidman) Italian locandina

This is a 13" x 28" Italian locandina poster for the 2003 film Dogville written and directed by Lars Von Trier and starring Nicole Kidman as Grace Margaret Mulligan. Plot summary: Grace Mulligan takes refuge in Dogville because she is being sought on false charges by the police in a nearby town. At first the people of Dogville agree to remain silent about her presence in return for small chores, but the price Grace must pay for their silence gets higher as the price rises that the neighboring town is willing to pay for information about her whereabouts.

Cast and crew: Nicole Kidman, Lars Von Trier, Paul Bettany, Lauren Bacall, Harriet Andersson, Jean-Marc Barr, Blair Brown, James Caan, Patricia Clarkson, Jeremy Davies, Ben Gazzara, Philip Baker Hall, Thom Hoffman, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, John Hurt, Zeliko Ivanek



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