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For Sale/Trade/Wanted / Re: Schweig! - Be Quiet! / Shut Up! - Poster
« Last post by ChristianM80 on June 22, 2018, 11:01:09 PM »
General Discussion / Re: TV posters
« Last post by TheSundanceKid on June 22, 2018, 09:14:12 PM »
I occasionally watch this while biking in gym, pretty funny!

"Oddball with one eyeball Leela" from a  '98 1S:

Running a theatre is a tough business, not far down the list from running a restaurant. It's not like the old days when a huge film got an exclusive 5 or 10 theatre opening. If you were one of the lucky theatres, you made out nicely.

Today the studios are killing the goose that lays the golden egg. A huge film like THE AVENGERS, BLACK PANTHER or DEADPOOL 2 opens in 2000 theatres nationwide. That means almost every theatre in your area is playing it, which is wonderful for the studios since they usually get a 80/20 or 85/15 split of the first weeks take. The theatre's take increases the next few weeks, if anyone bothers to see the movie the 3rd, 4th or 5th week. The concessions stand is where the money is. The sale of popcorn, candy, soda etc. is what keeps the theatre open. Also, it's tougher if the theatre is older without some of the amenities of the giant 12 or 16 plex down the road. Sometimes an older theatre can get by because they show the big films at a lower price than the gigaplex. Sometimes an independent theatre will just show the arty, harder to see films but they have to rely on the moviegoers in the area to come out to see the films.

The recent reissues of 2001 & The Old Dark House are a case in point. 2001 was shown only in just a couple of gigaplexes on a Saturday and/or Sunday for 2 shows. The Old Dark House played in exactly one theatre in NYC and that's all. No theatre in NJ touched it because "it's an OLD  movie. Nobody wants to see that stuff anymore!"
General Discussion / Re: Why don't women collect posters?
« Last post by cabmangray on June 22, 2018, 01:49:49 PM »
Women don't collect posters because they are usually so damn practical about money. They will burn up a man's paycheck buying shoes, handbags, clothing because they will get used (worn) eventually. But they usually keep a sharp eye on the checkbook and will panic when the level of cash gets close to or below a certain level. Women want to have a certain level of comfort consistently and if they see a bump in the road coming, watch out.

To them spending crazy amounts of money of a piece of paper is a total waste because they see no point or value to it, and should be stamped out immediately.

It's rare but you will sometimes find a woman who collects posters, but they are the exception, not the rule. It's usually only a couple of pieces that speak to them esthetically and not massive accumulations like we see here.

Wimmen are craazzy!!  starz.gif

This week Heritage features a GREAT selection of 452 VINTAGE lots of RARE MOVIE POSTERS, LOBBY CARDS, PHOTOS, and related Memorabilia ending this Sunday, June 24th, with a LIVE AUCTION beginning at 6PM CT!

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Here are just a few of the lots available for bidding this week!!

The Empire Strikes Back (20th Century Fox, 1980). One Sheet (27" X 41") Style A, Roger Kastel Artwork.


Diamonds are Forever (United Artists, 1971). Half Sheet (22" X 28") Robert McGinnis Artwork.


Enter the Dragon (Warner Brothers, 1973). Half Sheet (22" X 28") Bob Peak Artwork.


Back to the Future (Universal, 1985). One Sheet (27" X 41") Drew Struzan Artwork.


When Beauty Came to Kobskob (Mutual, 1915). One Sheet (28.25" X 41.75").


The Spider Returns (Columbia, 1941). One Sheet (27" X 41") Chapter 7 -- "The Radio Boomerang."


North by Northwest (MGM, 1959). Lobby Card (11" X 14").


A Clockwork Orange (Warner Brothers, 1971). Half Sheet (22" X 28") X-Rated Style, Philip Castle Artwork.


Horror of Dracula (Universal International, 1958). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Green Style, Joseph Smith Artwork.


It Came from Outer Space (Universal International, 1953). Title Lobby Card (11" X 14") 3-D Style.


And Many, Many More!!

General Discussion / Re: Why don't women collect posters?
« Last post by TheSundanceKid on June 22, 2018, 12:44:04 AM »
Haha, well this does NOT prove that XXs like or collect MPs, but it’s instructive:

1) MPs are the primary vehicle to promote online
2) Actors MUST do much more promotions nowadays themselves, including igniting viral social media fever, as happened here


I posted these elsewhere b4 I learned about the social media success. Close to 1 million likes, 3K comments:

LATimes includes MPs:

General Discussion / Re: Alamo Drafthouse / Rolling Road Show Poster Update
« Last post by eatbrie on June 21, 2018, 07:58:49 PM »
Same, except I didn’t want it :)

Show Us Your Other Collectibles / Re: Famous Monsters of Filmland
« Last post by erik1925 on June 21, 2018, 07:26:40 PM »
Another plug filled in the Famous Monsters collection.

This came today -- issue #82 from February 1971. Always seemed to be slightly less common, for some unknown reason to me.

General Discussion / Re: Alamo Drafthouse / Rolling Road Show Poster Update
« Last post by Tob on June 21, 2018, 04:20:38 PM »
Nice ones, T.

I wanted that Jurassic Park on Tuesday, but size put me off.
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