Poster art and vintage advertising

Rather than the Any Old Pics thread this deserves its own

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Alphonse Mucha, Cycles Perfecta, 1902

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Czech poster art rarely captures the essence of the films they advertise but the graphics are often unfuckwithable.

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The Parallax view


Latino, 1987


Cenek Prazak for the film Pisica de mare

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Robert Crumb 1972

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They’re brilliant, but I really don’t remember Jones the cat having laser eyes.

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Reasons

  1. Artist has never seen the film
  2. All cats have Laser eyes ya dummy
  3. Artist is completely out of their gourd.
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Director’s Cut

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USA


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UK (Hapsash)

Michael English

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That is tremendous

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I love old classic Sci-Fi book covers as well- a cracker by Bruce Pennington

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Charles Livingston Bull, 1915

Ringling Brothers Circus used this image until 1928

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Ah, from more innocent times…

:woozy_face:

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My fave film quad, unforunately now ten grand!

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David Frankland

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Some of these tobacco ads are astonishing

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