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Archive for the ‘Film’ Category

  • Art of Frank McCarthy

    Frank McCarthy’s Movie Poster Magic

    • 2141 Views • 1960s, 1970s, Art, Film, PosterComments Off

    In another of our occasional posts on little-known artists who created very well-known film posters we take a brief look at the life and art of Frank McCarthy a man you quite possibly have never heard of but, if you have even a passing interest in movies (and...

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    That’s a Wrap – 1967 Point Blank Party

    • 4846 Views • 1960s, Film, Hanging OutComments Off

    When English director John Boorman had completed filming the classic 1967 thriller Point Blank, he decided to celebrate the occasion by bringing a slice of swinging sixties London to sunny Los Angeles in America for the wrap party. Mingling amongst the...

  • Our Man Flint

    Swinging Sixties Japanese Film Posters

    • 16792 Views • 1960s, Art, Film, Poster1 Comment

    When it comes to reinterpreting ideas and still coming up with something seemingly new and original the Japanese take a lot of beating and here for your perusal is a great case in point. Western movie posters from the 1960s repackaged for the Japanese market...

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    Lana Wood and The Leopard

    • 4135 Views • 1960s, FilmComments Off

    Hot on the paws of of our Black Leopard book covers post, we bring you some more big cat shenanigans from the sixties as we take a look at some shots of actress Lana Wood and a Leopard. In this latest feline feature we have Natalie Wood’s younger...

  • I'm Gonna Get You Sucka

    View-Master – Keeping it Unreel

    • 3927 Views • 1970s, 1980s, Film1 Comment

    If you were a proud owner of a View-Master stereoscope as a child of the seventies or eighties, you may be wondering how you missed out on such reels as Star Wars, Death Race 2000, Blood Beach and Fritz the Cat. Don’t worry, there wasn’t an adult...