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(bottom by Bill Wiggins and Eddie Paul)This month on The Poster Boys podcast: Hammer Horror Film Posters! Best known for their gothic horror, Hammer Films produced motion pictures from the late 1950s until the 1970s that have since become classics of the genre. In celebration of the Halloween season, The Poster Boys look at the history surrounding the posters from several of their more notable releases. From The Mummy with Peter Cushing to Dracula AD 1972 with Christopher Lee, Brandon and...

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#propaganda

VIVRE SA VIE poster by Hans Hillmann. Episode 7 of The Poster Boys, discussing the legandary German poster designer, coming this week.This poster and others by Hans Hillmann available at the excellent Kino-Art.

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#hans_hillmann, #the_poster_boys, #vivre_sa_vie, #my_life_to_live, #godard, #jean_luc_godard

June 17, 2014
February 20, 2015
March 23, 2015 The World is Yours
July 25, 2017 H.J. Heinz Co, 1954
April 17, 2016 Ford Motor Corp, 1966
December 22, 2014
September 16, 2014
September 19, 2014 PKN St. Louis, Vol. 14
June 23, 2014

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (US: by Art Machine, 2011)Planet of the Apes: With War For the Planet of the Apes now in theaters, designers Brandon Schaefer and Sam Smith look back at the film poster history of the long running franchise. Starting from the original 1968 classic and moving through the subsequent sequels, remakes, and reboots, the boys discuss how deeper approaches to creating poster art can play second fiddle to more commercial directives when promoting a blockbuster, and t...

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#planet_of_the_apes

November 2, 2014

Right up there with the Charlie Sheen tour… manasto: I was going to go on the Spin Doctors Revival tour, but I think I’d rather go see this instead. MANAGED FUTURES

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#propaganda

November 3, 2014

Мир народам! Власть советам! Земля крестьянам! Слава Октябрю! Peace to the People! Power to the Soviets! Land to the peasants! Glory to October! Mir narodam! Vlast’ sovetam! Zemlya krest'yanam! Slava oktyabryu!

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#soviet_union, #ussr, #russia, #poster, #propaganda, #art, #lenin, #revolution, #october, #bolshevik, #communism

Soviet Woman Right poster (1931) Text: “Down with kitchen slavery! Yes for the new everyday life!

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#soviet, #soviet_poster, #soviet_union, #soviet_union_poster, #soviet_labor, #soviet_labor_poster, #women_rights, #woman_rights, #women_rights_poster, #woman_rights_poste

January 30, 2015

Изобретения, рационализаторство - народному хозяйству Invention, efficiency work - to national economy

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#soviet_union, #ussr, #russia, #poster, #propaganda, #art, #economy, #invention

This is another in a series of advertisements by Sugar Information, Incorporated. I’ve posted two or three, I’ll get the others up eventually.

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#1966, #sugar, #sugar_campaigning, #vintage_ads

November 23, 2014

US posters for KING KONG (1933).Dot Graphics + Janus Films: This month, designers Brandon Schaefer and Sam Smith look at the iconic and unsung film posters created for Janus Films in the 70’s by Dot Graphics, the award-winning Denver-based design team of Lee Reedy and Robert Clayton. Across over two-dozen posters, Dot Graphics created bold and powerful key art for masterpieces of foreign cinema, showcasing their skill in typography, illustration, and art direction, old-school and computer-free....

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#king_kong

May 19, 2017 The Hoover Co, 1978
December 9, 2013
September 11, 2016 Dr Pepper Co, 1973

Дорогу к звездам прокладывают коммунисты! Communists pave the way to the stars!

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#soviet_union, #ussr, #russia, #poster, #propaganda, #space, #space_probe_day, #gagarin, #yuri_gagarin, #khrushchev, #communism, #communist

December 16, 2016 Swatch Watch USA Inc, 1987

THE FRONT PAGE poster design by Barbara ‘Basha’ Baranowska.This month on The Poster Boys podcast, designers Brandon Schaefer and Sam Smith look at the diverse work of Polish poster artist Barbara Baranowska, also known simply as ‘Basha.’ An essential voice in the Polish Poster School (see also last May’s episode for more), Basha created a chameleonic oeuvre while living in post-war Poland and France through the 60′s and 70′s, including iconic posters for films ranging from Zulawski’s POSSE...

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#the_front_page, #movie_poster, #basha, #barbara_baranowska

November 16, 2014
August 3, 2014
September 22, 2014

BATMAN (1989) Mondo poster by Ken Taylor.On the new episode of The Poster Boys podcast, designers Brandon Schaefer and Sam Smith look at the history of movie poster art for Batman and Superman. Listen and view their poster gallery at theposterboys.tumblr.com, or find new and old episodes on iTunes.

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#batman, #tim_burton, #ken_taylor, #mondo

Umberto Pena GarrigaIn their new episode, The Poster Boys podcast looks at the Golden Age of Cuban Movie Posters. Download The Poster Boys with Brandon Schaefer and Sam Smith at theposterboys.tumblr.com and on iTunes.

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#the_poster_boys, #cuban_posters

December 22, 2014
August 31, 2014
December 1, 2014
March 19, 2015
October 14, 2014
September 20, 2014
September 16, 2015 Jay Shaw