Movie posters at auction for cinema buffs

What to buy that film-lover in your life? A vintage movie poster at auction.

Star Wars

This poster produced by ZigZag from 1980 is by artist Tom Jung and autographed by Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Peter Mayhew, Jeremy Bulloch and others. The Star Wars poster is estimated at $2500-5000 at Propstore in California.

Here is a selection coming up at auction next month.

Twisted Nerve

Twisted Nerve

This film poster is for the 1968 British psychological thriller Twisted Nerve. It starred Hywel Bennett, Hayley Mills, Billie Whitelaw and Frank Finlay. This original UK quad poster is offered with an estimate of £30-50 at Omega Auctions on December 5.

The Ipcress File

Ipcress File

This poster of the 1965 British spy film The Ipcress File starring Michael Caine is a 40th anniversary British Quad edition and estimated at £40-60 on December 1 at Ewbank’s.

The Vengence of She

Vengence Of She

An original UK quad poster for 1968 film The Vengeance of She. The movie, by Hammer Films was a loose sequel to the 1965 hit film She but was not commercially successful. This poster, with art by Tom Chantrell, is estimated at £60-100 at Omega Auctions on December 5.

Scotland Yard Dragnet

Scotland Yard Dragnet

The film Scotland Yard Dragnet was a 1957 British thriller originally called The Hypnotist in the UK. Scotland Yard Dragnet is its US title. This poster is estimated at £40-70 at Truro Auction Centre on December 7-8.


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