Mighty Movies

Mighty Movies

Movie Poster Art From Hollywood's Greatest Adventure Epics and Spectaculars

Book - 2000
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The splendour, savagery and spectacle of the screen epics that staggered the world Mighty Movies chronicles the age of the classic Hollywood blockbuster (1932--1970) by presenting and evaluating 200 authentic movie posters, lobby cards, and related memorabilia items from 100 film examples. A special appendix features an additional movie poster retrospective of the muscleman-driven 'sword and sandal' costume spectacles produced in Europe from 1957 to 1965. Originally displayed in movie theatres, these rare, ravishing, and valuable movie posters and lobby cards also illustrate the in-house movie poster styles and printing processes utilised by the major Hollywood studios of the day.
Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA. : Lawrence Bassoff Collection, Inc., c2000.
ISBN: 9781886310148
Branch Call Number: 791.4375/BASSOFF
Characteristics: 152 p. : chiefly ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 x 36 cm.


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