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Want to find out about history of movie posters? Looking to see what the different styles of movie posters are? Want to know how much your poster is worth? Well you have come to the right place. 

I decide to write these articles based on our own experiences of movie poster collecting and information from other established websites. When I started collecting I found it tough to find factual information and most of the learning curve was completed through trial and error. I want to be able to give people the knowledge so they can make informed decisions and enjoy the benefits of owning a movie poster collection. I plan to add more articles over time so keep an eye out for anything new or sign up to our newsletter to get the latest information. 

 


THE HISTORY OF MOVIE POSTERS

What to know how and where the first poster was made? What was the first movie poster ever printed and what did it look like? How have movie posters evolved over the years? Find out by looking through the last 100 years of movie posters. What about movie posters and the introduction of digital poster frames…

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COLLECTING MOVIE POSTERS

Collecting movie posters is a great hobby to get into but unfortunately there is no quick shortcut to learning the intriguing world of movie poster collecting. The problem being that the term ‘movie poster’ has and is used to describe a wide variety of advertising material that film studios use to promote the films. All of the promotional material including movie posters, lobby cards, press stills and other promotional items fall into the category of ‘movie art’…

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DIFFERENT TYPES & STYLES OF MOVIE POSTERS

What to know how and where the first poster was made? What was the first movie poster ever printed and what did it look like? How have movie posters evolved over the years? Find out by looking through the last 100 years of movie posters. What about movie posters and the introduction of digital poster frames…

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COMMON MOVIE POSTER SIZES

Our rather fascinating world of movie posters has comprises of numerous poster sizes and various different styles over the years. They have ranged from a small postcard measuring roughly 7″ x 5″ all the way up to huge 24 Sheet billboard poster measuring 234″ x 106″. This article with covers what you need to know about the different sizes including dimensions, paper stock and use of movie posters from around the world…

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FAMOUS MOVIE POSTER ARTISTS

Normally, the artist is not identified on the film poster, and in many cases, the artist is anonymous. However, several artists have become well known because of their outstanding illustrations on film posters. Some artists, such as Drew Struzan, often sign their poster artwork and the signature is included on distributed posters…


MOVIE POSTER AUTHENTICATION

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WHAT IS MY MOVIE POSTER WORTH?

Determining and assessing the value of a movie posters can be inherently difficult, this is due to the subjective nature of posters and the value placed upon them. However, we can rely upon a number of factor such as authenticity, title, design and/or artist, condition and objectivity to help in determining the value. The first step to assessing poster value is to understand that it is based purely on economics, supply and demand. The basic principle of economics is that cost is determined by availability x demand – and the balancing of the two, however, always remember – A poster is only worth what someone is willing to pay for it…


MOVIE POSTER PRESERVATION

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MOVIE POSTER FRAMING

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