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Film Posters of the 50's

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The best, the sexiest, the coolest film posters from the 1950s: from Some Like it Hot to Cat on a Hot Tin Roof; from La Strada to Roman Holiday.

The superb posters in this book present the full range of images-from stark to sizzling-that enticed international cinema audiences in the 1950s. Faced with the new challenge of television, studios conjured up a host of new attract
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published January 15th 2001 by Overlook Books (first published 2001)
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May 19, 2010 D.M. rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: cinephiles, graphic arts geeks
I can't really make a single complaint about this book. The art reproduction is pristine, the scope is international, the styles of both art and film range from the terrific to the trashy. If you're a fan of film from this period, or a fan of commercial art, this is a must-have. It absolutely makes me want the rest of the series!
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