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Lot #3119
Large Collection of 1960s Posters

Eclectic assemblage of nearly 50 pieces of 1960s movie art

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Eclectic assemblage of nearly 50 pieces of 1960s movie art

Collection of 47 posters from the 1960s, including 13 one sheets (27 x 41), 10 half sheets (28 x 22), 17 inserts (14 x 36), 6 window cards (14 x 22), and one six sheet (81 x 81). Virtually all genres are covered here, including: horror, sci-fi, suspense, action, romance, comedy, and drama; only four are re-releases (noted by “R”). Highlights are: four Elizabeth Taylor titles, including an impressive The Sandpiper (six sheet); Hang 'Em High (window card); Mary Poppins (insert); Lonely are the Brave (one sheet); scarce Bardot title Please Not Now (one sheet); Wild, Wild Planet (window card); Confessions of an Opium Eater (insert); and two Steve McQueen titles, The Sandpebbles (Spanish, one sheet) and Nevada Smith (half sheet). In overall very good to fine condition, with expected wear to some titles; lot is sold as is.

Thirteen one sheets titles are: Arrivederci Baby (Paramount, 1966); Beauty and the Beast (United Artists, 1962); Born Free (Columbia, 1967); Elephant Walk (Paramount, R-1960); Heaven With a Gun (MGM, 1969); How to Commit Marriage (Cinerama, 1969); Legions of the Nile (20th Century Fox, 1960); Lonely are the Brave (Universal, 1962); Please Not Now (La Bride Ser le Cou; US Spanish) (Cinemascope, 1961); Ten Who Dared (Buena Vista, 1960); The Taming of the Shrew (Columbia, 1967); The Only Game in Town (20th Century Fox, 1969); The Sand Pebbles (20th Century Fox, 1967, Spanish).

Ten half sheet titles are: Barabbas (Columbia, 1962); Destination Inner Space (Magna, 1966); Experiment in Terror (Columbia, 1962); Hercules Unchained (Warner Brothers, 1960); Hush...Hush, Sweet Charlotte (20th Century Fox, 1965); Nevada Smith (Paramount, 1966) Steve McQueen; The Bribe (MGM, R-1965); The Last Days of Pompeii (United Artists, 1960); The Merry Widow (MGM, R-1962); The Wonders of Aladdin (MGM, 1961).

Seventeen insert titles are: Beauty and the Beast (United Artists, 1962); Becket [linen-backed] (Paramount, 1964); Cage of Evil (United Artists, 1960); Confessions of an Opium Eater (Allied Artists, 1962); It Started in Naples (Paramount, 1960); Johnny Tiger (Universal, 1966); Mary Poppins (Disney, 1964); Midnight Lace (Universal, 1960); Mighty Ursus (United Artists, 1962); Mirage (Universal Pictures, 1965); Ride the Wild Surf (Columbia, 1964); September Storm (20th Century Fox, 1960); Ski Troop Attack (Film Group Inc, 1960); Stagecoach (20th Century Fox, 1966); Tarzan’s Three Challenges (MGM, 1963); The Naked Edge (United Artists, 1961); Where the Hot Wind Blows (Loews, 1960).

Six window card titles are: Hang 'Em High (United Artists, 1968); Hello Down There (Ivan Tors Films, 1969); Murderers Row (Columbia, 1966); Shane (Paramount, R-1966); The Fastest Guitar Alive (MGM, 1967); Wild, Wild Planet (MGM, 1967).

Lastly, there is a six-sheet for the Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton movie, The Sandpiper (MGM, 1965).

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Pop Culture Auction
  • Dates: #449 - Ended March 18, 2015