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Just In: A collection of 3-D Movie PostersNovember 1, 2013
We've just acquired a truly comprehensive collection of 3-D Movie Posters. Here are a few highlights...




 
Neat collection of Silent materialOctober 16, 2013
Here's a poster for a 1914 short film we just acquired in a neat little collection of Silent material. The way I see it they just don't make enough movies about kleptomaniacs these days.


 
The Citizen Kane of cannibal movies!October 15, 2013
New Arrival: Hard-to-find original one-sheet from Ruggero Deodato's infamous faux-documentary. My friend John Cummings (aka Johnny Ramone) once sent me a video of this with the note "I can't believe you haven't seen it. This is the Citizen Kane of Cannibal movies!"


 
John Ford's StagecoachSeptember 29, 2013
It's hard to believe this was John Ford's first Sound western. Talk about hitting it out of the park your first time at bat. This lobby card is a valentine to Monument Valley.


 
Alfred Hitchcock: The Man, His Movies and a Secret Cameo?August 25, 2013

Alfred Hitchcock: The Man, His Movies and a Secret Cameo?

Alfred Hitchcock:

More than any other filmmaker, Alfred Hitchcock is the quintessential 20th century movie director. His career began in the waning days of Silents and continued all the way to 1976, with the movie Family Plot. During his long career, he directed over 40 features. Several of the movies were restored and re-released right up until the end of the century (Rear Window in 1997; Vertigo in 2000.)

Alfred Hitchcock Movies:


Hitchcock Secret Cameo? (Decide for Yourself)

Alfred Hitchcock’s cameo appearances in his own films have been well-documented for decades. Only recently have I become aware of something odd in North by Northwest (first reported on this forum.) As most fans know, Hitchcock makes his well-known cameo very early (2 minutes) into the film as a man rushing for - and missing - a bus as the doors close in his face.

North by Northwest: About 43 minutes into the film Roger Thornhill (Cary Grant) has boarded the Chicago-bound Twentieth Century Limited and is hiding in the restroom. Two Pullman conductors make their way through the adjoining Club car checking tickets. In a brief segment, the conductors pause for a moment to examine the ticket of a plump elderly woman in a blue dress. Eventually satisfied, the conductors move on down the train and the portly woman turns toward the camera and gives a slightly bewildered shrug of her shoulders. At that moment the woman’s features become strikingly familiar.

More Possible Alfred Hitchcock Cameo Screenshots

According to Internet Movie Database (IMDB), Hitchcock, "Once dressed up in drag for a party he threw. Footage of this was in his office, but his office was cleaned out after his death, and it is not known if the footage still exists."

Was this scene in North by Northwest Hitchcock’s first and only cameo in drag? You decide...


Hitchcock Movie Posters:

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