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Reel Art: Great Posters From The Golden Age Of The Silver Screen

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The four decades between 1910 and 1950 were the golden age of the American movie poster, an era when wonderful films wer promoted through the talents of legendary illustrators like Thomas Hart Benton, Norman Rockwell, Howard Chandler Christy and Jmes Montgomery Flagg, as well as a small army of unknowns. It was a time when big studios lavished fortunes on poster campaigns ...more
Hardcover, 342 pages
Published May 1st 2005 by Abbeville Press (first published May 30th 1988)
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Gerry
Nov 22, 2015 Gerry rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Between 1925 and 1950 the average weekly movie attendance in the United States soared to 95,000,000 and weekly box office receipts peaked at close on a staggering two million dollars. One of the reasons for this was that gloriously illustrated movie posters bombarded the eye from every possible vantage point; they were seen in brilliantly lighted theatre lobbies, on billboards, brick walls, roofs, fences, buses and even on taxi cab wheel covers! Undoubtedly these images helped seduce the audienc ...more
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Sublime look at posters from classic American films.
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Beautiful coffee table art book....
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