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Archive for the ‘Film’ Category

  • 1960s Cuban Film Posters

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    Like our sixties Polish film poster Art post these pictures of posters are all illustrated and don’t feature any photos of the actors that starred in the films. Keeping the history of Cuban film posters brief – when the...

  • London Film Festival Posters

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    The London Film Festival started way back in 1953. The annual event was founded by a group of film critics who thought that London deserved it’s own festival. They also decided that the event would be different from other festivals like Cannes and...

  • Colin Tully – Gregory’s Girl, Cado belle and John Martyn

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    After recently watching the classic, lo-budget Brit movie ‘Gregorys Girl’, we were struck by the soundtrack that was written by Sax player Colin Tully, and so decided to dig deeper. We all know the story of Gregorys Girl, teen school,...

  • It’s A Mystery – Len Deighton’s Spy Story 1976 Film

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    Now here’s a strange little tale. Len Deighton, famed 1960s author of numerous spy thrillers, creator of Harry Palmer and The IPCRESS File wrote a book called Spy Story that was turned into a film in 1976. Now, to our knowledge, this film is now only...

  • Logan’s Run – Behind The Scenes

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    Here we have some behind the scene photos and a video featuring a studio visit to the set of the 1976 science fiction film Logan’s Run. The pictures feature some of the actors, including Michael York, Jenny Agutter, Peter Ustinov and...

  • Television and Film Art of Jack Davis

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    Cartoonist Jack Davis has produced a vast amount of art work during his career, and the reason why his portfolio is packed to the brim is because of his ability to create a cartoon in his own unique style in a matter of minutes. With his speedy skills...

  • Stony Island – Before Hip-Hop there was R&B

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    We’ve uncovered a great little gem here that we just had to share with you. It’s that rarest of things; a film with a soul and jazz heritage that when it was released received really good reviews, that has a good storyline, even better music and...

  • Thirty B-Movie Biker Posters

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    Hot on the wheels of our David Mann’s Biker Art post we now bring you an array of posters for biker themed films from the late sixties to early seventies.We’ve excluded the big biker film of the time Easy Rider, instead we’ve picked out...

  • The Ultimate Bachelor Pad – James Bond House

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    He was the man who designed the Googie café that started a whole architectural trend in 1950s USA but John Lautner was an architect who during his lifetime was not fully appreciated by the wider architectural community and it was only after his death in...

  • Sixties Polish Film Poster Art

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    Sixties Polish film poster artists are sometimes known as the most colourful and creative, the reason for this is because during communist regime rejected the West’s glorification of movie stars, hence the two biggest stars of the era Elizabeth...