|3-D / Cinerama|
This category includes posters for movies that were produced in a special format such as 3-D, Cinerama, Illusion-O and even Odorama; also included are movie posters themselves that were created using an actual 3-D or lenticular process such as the animated dinosaur display created for Lost World Jurassic Park.
|Action / Adventure|
From the Adventures of Robin Hood to Indiana Jones. Here is where you'll find posters for action heroes Douglas Fairbanks, Gary Cooper, Errol Flynn, Steve McQueen, Harrison Ford and Arnold Schwarzenegger.
This category includes the once scandalous Burlesque, Striptease and Nudist films of the 1950s, the now classic Russ Meyer and Doris Wishman features of the 1960s right up to hardcore X-rated fare of the 1970s and 1980s.
Vintage cartoon posters to contemporary Disney classics.
Include low-budget, independent, limited-release gems made outside of the Hollywood system, such as John Cassavetes' Faces and David Lynch's Eraserhead. This category includes some of the best work of pioneers like John Waters, Andy Warhol, John Sayles, Wim Wenders, Jim Jarmusch, as well as obscure documentaries and concert films.
|Aviation / Aircraft|
Airplanes, helicopters, zeppelins, bi-planes, tri-planes, flying saucers and jet-packs. Posters for films celebrating the earliest days of flight such as Cock of the Air right up to astronauts in The Right Stuff.
Here you will find Blonde Sinners, Delinquent Daughters, High School Hellcats, Women in Prison, Vice Girls and Vixens.
Biopic derives from the Hollywood term for "Biographical Pictures". Posters for biographical movies celebrating the lives of the famous (Joan of Arc, Gandhi, Napoleon, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Buffalo Bill) to the infamous (Jesse James, Jake Raging Bull LaMotta, Ed Wood).
This genre spans the segregated "All-Colored" cast movies of the 1930s and 1940s right up to modern films that feature a predominately African-American cast.
This genre unofficially began in the early 1970s with Melvin Van Peebles' seminal Sweet Sweetback and grew to include a variety of films in which Black heroes prevail over the White Establishment. Classics of this genre include Blacula, Foxy Brown, the Mack, Shaft, Superfly and the Harder They Come.
|Cameras / Still & Moving|
Posters and lobby cards prominently featuring motion picture cameras and still cameras.
This is where you'll find movie posters for holiday classics such as Miracle on 34th Street, White Christmas and A Christmas Story, as well as movies set in the Christmas season like Holiday Affair, The Bishop's Wife and Holiday Inn. We have also included some unspeakably awful Kidsploitation titles like Santa and the Ice Bunny and Santa Claus Conquers the Martians; we also have special Seasons Greetings posters designed specifically for theaters to display around the holidays.
Films of Buster Keaton, Charlie Chaplin, Abbott & Costello, Ernst Lubitsch, Billy Wilder, Mel Brooks, Jerry Lewis, Laurel & Hardy, Peter Sellers, Jack Benny, the Bowery Boys, Bob Hope, Woody Allen, Monty Python to name a few.
This category includes films ranging from White Heat, to Bonnie and Clyde, to Mean Streets to Pulp Fiction, and numerous other criminals and gangsters who inhabit this genre.
Sherlock Holmes, Charlie Chan, Sam Spade, Nick and Nora Charles, Philip Marlowe, Mike Hammer, Dirty Harry Callahan. The creations of Mickey Spillane, Dashiel Hammett and Raymond Chandler.
Include posters for vintage newsreels, boxing bouts, filmed Academy Award Oscar ceremonies, concert movies, war documentaries, sporting events, jungle expeditions, travelogues and more.
From Shakespeare to Wes Anderson and everything between.
Posters from an eclectic variety of instructional movies.
This genre includes hard-riding bikers, teens on the beach, rumble-happy street gangs, rock-obsessed youth, sex-crazed vixens, pot-smoking students, speed-mad hot-rodders, juvenile delinquents and others element perceived as threats to society.
This is the domain of Jules Verne and Ray Harryhausen. Our selection of posters for classic fantasies includes the Red Shoes, Harvey, Miracle on 34th Street, Mary Poppins, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Wings of Desire and the Wizard of Oz, to name a few.
Film noir movies share common themes of alienation, double-crossing, mistaken identity and palpable loneliness.
This category includes original movie posters showcasing the work of directors such as Kurosawa, Bergman, Godard, Bunuel, Fellini, DeSica, Bertolucci, Wertmuller, Truffaut and others.
This genre includes a wide variety of films with an historical setting, such as biblical epics, 17th century costume dramas, civil war sagas, turn-of-the-century period pieces, Depression-era escapism, World War 2 tearjerkers, 1950s nostalgia, and so on.
This category includes movies with a distinct Tinseltown theme or locale, such as Sunset Boulevard, Ed Wood, L.A. Confidential, as well as studio newsreels.
We've got Horror Movie Posters ranging from classic Universal horror films with Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff, 1950s drive-in classics like Creature from the Black Lagoon to a man-eating shark named Bruce from Jaws. Here you?ll find every beast, demon, werewolf, vampire, terror, mummy, zombie, phantom, mad doctor, hunchback, evil robot, cannibal, creature, mutant, terror, beast, alien and bug-eyed crawling monster that ever haunted the screen.
|Horses / Horse Racing|
This category includes posters featuring non-Western horse images, including race horses, show horses and genteel riding horses.
|Hot Rod / Biker|
Hot Rod Rumbles and Easy Riders. Posters for virtually every film that ever featured a Harley-Davidson or a '32 Deuce coupe.
James Bond 007 Movie Posters. Here you'll find original movie posters for Dr. No, From Russia With Love, Goldfinger, Thunderball, You Only Live Twice and much more.
Look here for Tarzan, Bomba, monster gorillas and apes, Jungle Jim, Sabu, Frank Buck and any star who ever wore a loin-cloth or pith helmet and hit the safari trail.
|Las Vegas / Gambling|
Here you will find posters featuring friendly poker games, roulette wheels, tumbling dice and Elvis in Viva Las Vegas.
Bruce Lee in the Green Hornet, 1970s Kung Fu exploitation, the Shaw Bros. chop-socky, Sonny Chiba karate vengeance. A variety of posters from the Green Hornet to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon,
|Movie Poster Books|
We offer a wide selection of books about movie posters and related topics.
|Musical / Dance|
We have posters dating from the very first teaming of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in Flying Down to Rio right up to modern musicals.
Mystery movie posters include Charlie Chan, Sherlock Holmes, Agatha Christie whodunnits and more.
|Newspapers / Journalism|
All the President's Men, The Front Page, Hot News, Secret File Hollywood and many others.
We stock an impressive selection of posters for Best Picture Academy Award© winners. This category also includes posters advertising the annual Academy Awards broadcast.
Movie posters celebrating the female form from Betty Grable's legs to Bo Derek's curves, including the work of some famous artists such as Alberto Vargas, Frank Frazetta and George Petty.
|Pool / Billiards|
This category includes classic pool room movies like The Hustler and The Color of Money as well as posters featuring great billiard graphics such as Albino Alligator.
|Rock 'N' Roll|
We have the most extensive selection of Rock Movie Posters on the planet, everything from Rock Around the Clock to Woodstock to Sid & Nancy to Kurt & Courtney, with plenty of rare and obscure titles in between. This category also includes cameos by rock stars in mainstream films.
Here you will find posters for titles such as Gone with the Wind, Breakfast at Tiffany's, Dr. Zhivago, the Graduate Romeo & Juliet, West Side Story and Titanic, featuring such stars as Greta Garbo, Elizabeth Taylor, Cary Grant, Audrey Hepburn and Clark Gable.
Science Fiction movie posters ranging from 1950s drive-in fare with UFOs, bug-eyed monsters and Forbidden Planets clear up to Arnold Schwarzenneger as the Terminator.
Serial movie posters from Saturday Matinee cliffhanger heroes such as Dick Tracy, Flash Gordon and the Lone Ranger.
|Ships / Boats / Pirates|
Nautical themed movie posters with sailors, swashbucklers, sea captains, fishermen, shark-hunters, buccaneers and more.
Includes those delightful two-reeler "shorts" that played in theaters between the feature films, as well as cartoons, documentaries, educational spots and newsreels.
We have material from many giants of the pre-Talkie Silent Screen including Greta Garbo, Lon Chaney, Charlie Chaplin, Mary Pickford, Ramon Novarro, Norma Shearer, Marion Davies, Joan Crawford, Louise Brooks, Richard Barthelmess, Gloria Swanson, Pola Negri, John Barrymore and others.
This category spans a wide range of amateur and professional sports including baseball, basketball, billiards, boxing, surfing, football, golf, hockey, stock-car racing, Grand Prix, horse racing, soccer, motorcycling, roller skating, ice skating, skiing, synchronized swimming, scuba-diving and more. Here you will also find movie cameos by famous sports figures like Lou Gehrig in the western Rawhide, soccer star Pelé in Victory, and Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris in That Touch of Mink.
We stock an extensive selection of Star Wars movie posters with special emphasis on posters from George Lucas? original trilogy, Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi.
Stone Litho Movie Posters are immediately recognizable by their deep texture and rich color saturation. The lost art of stone lithography involved a painstaking process of applying numerous layers of color to awkward limestone slabs which were then transferred to the printer?s paper. This now defunct process created some of the richest hued and most-detailed movie posters ever made.
|Surf / Beach|
Original surfing classics The Endless Summer and Big Wednesday, plus Frankie and Annette on the beach and many others.
|Sword & Sandal|
Biblical epics, Roman chariot races, Greek tragedies, from Hercules to Ben-Hur to Gladiator.
This genre includes some of the most indelible films from the master of suspense himself, Alfred Hitchcock. Examples of classic thrillers in our inventory include The Birds, Cape Fear, Charley Varrick, Deliverance, Duel, The French Connection, The Great Escape, Marathon Man, North by Northwest, The Parallax View, Psycho, Rear Window, the Silence of the Lambs, Straw Dogs, The Taking of Pelham 1-2-3, the Third Man, Three Days of the Condor, and more.
This genre spans military conflicts through the ages from the Fall of Rome to the killing fields of Viet Nam, including documentaries and even Clark Gable selling war bonds.
Featuring stars from Tom Mix to John Wayne to the Spaghetti western classics of Sergio Leone and Clint Eastwood, as well as lots of "Western" heroes and singing cowboys like Roy Rogers, Gene Autry and Hopalong Cassidy.
John Hazelton has been buying and selling original movie posters and lobby cards for over 30 years. This web site contains only authentic, original movie memorabilia. We stock over 10,000 original vintage hollywood film posters and lobby cards from the 1920s to the present. These are the actual theater-used advertising materials printed in very limited quantities and displayed when the film was released. We do not sell reproductions of any kind. Our inventory is constantly updated with new acquisitions; if you don’t see what you’re looking for, just ask and we will find it!
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