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FILMS Collectors Corner

The professionals call them „Heralds“, for the ordinary people they are „Hand-outs“, distributed from roughly 1930 to 1970, to anvertise the arrival of new movies in cinemas all over the world. But even before the movie theaters died, these small examples of wonderful graphic art got extinct. Greed killed them – and television. They became … Weiterlesen »

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TREASURES Collectors Corner (No. 41)

It’s strange but they cultivated the art of the movie poster down there in Spain – in all sizes and longer than in any other country. For ages the film companies (and cinemas) employed artists to produces dramatic star images with brush und paint, and there were thousands of so called „Heralds“ or „Handouts“. That’s … Weiterlesen »

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