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Film buffs, graphic designers, and art students will relish this beautifully produced and strikingly illustrated volume. Arranged in roughly chronological order, it brings together movie posters from around the world, starting with Charlie Chaplin film ads and the Russian Revolutionary movie posters of the 1910s, then spanning the century to show posters publicizing hits o...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published September 1st 2003 by Barron's Educational Series
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Trike
A pretty nice overview of movie posters since the beginning of cinema. Shows posters from around the world, not just Hollywood.

Some interesting tidbits of info, but few truly new pieces for cinephiles. Near the end, though, author King does makes the mistake of calling Xenia, Ohio, a "fictional" town. I'm sure the residents of Xenia would be surprised to hear they're imaginary.
Bunny
Actually quite fun to look at. I didn't learn anything new, but the movie posters from other countries were especially nice to see.

Also enjoyed by Falon, even though there were a couple in there that mayyyyybe weren't so appropriate for her to see.
Marie
Movie posters as art. Fascinating.
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