Original Movie Poster Articles

207, 2022

Photographs from our BOXPARK Gallery

July 2, 2022|Categories: Authenticity, Collecting, Poster Art|

BOXPARK is a completely innovative, and very successful, retail experience. The shops are 40 foot shipping containers stacked side by side and one of these containers has been our home for the past 5 days. Here are some of the photographs... Original UK Quad Posters for Leon and Goldfinger and a US One Sheet Poster for The Jungle Book on display at our BOXPARK gallery. Posters for The Jungle Book, The Grand Budapest Hotel and Raiders of the Lost Ark amongst others on display at our BOXPARK gallery.   Original Posters for Trainspotting, Star Wars, [...]

2405, 2022

Cinema Poster Gallery at BOXPARK Shoreditch

May 24, 2022|Categories: Collecting, Cultural Landmarks, The Beatles|

.......NOW OPEN UNTIL 3 JULY 22..... We are pleased to announce that we will be running a gallery and store in BOXPARK, Shoreditch, London for one week only between 27th June and 3 July 2022. In December 2021, Cinema Poster Gallery ran its first pop-up shop and gallery in Soho, London. It was a hugely enjoyable experience both for ourselves and those who came to view the original cinema posters on display, and we just had to do it again..... We will make every effort to freshen up the posters on display. 80% of the posters in frames will [...]

1905, 2022

What is the difference between a Double Sided and Single Sided Cinema Poster?

May 19, 2022|Categories: Collecting, Poster Art|

A single-sided poster is white on the reverse. Generally, posters that were printed before the year 2000 will be single-sided. A Double-sided poster has the exact same image printed on the reverse. This makes them harder and more expensive to print. An example of this can be seen in the Spectre photo in the article image.  The reason posters are printed double-sided is to enable the poster to be put in a cinema lightbox. Shining a light behind a double-sided poster illuminates the colors of the poster. Without a lightbox being used a single-sided and double-sided poster will look exactly [...]

2904, 2022

Why Offset Lithography it is important for authenticating Cinema Posters

April 29, 2022|Categories: Authenticity|

In this article, we talk about Offset Lithography and why a basic understanding of this printing method can be useful in authenticating cinema posters. Nearly all original cinema posters are printed using offset lithography. Verifying that this printing method has been used is an important step in verifying the authenticity of posters. Offset Lithography uses printing plates. Fakes, on the other hand, are generally scans of original posters which are then printed using inkjet or laser. The Offset Printing Process Four colours are used when printing with offset lithography. The colours are cyan, magenta, yellow and black and they form [...]

3001, 2022

The Film Posters of Saul Bass

January 30, 2022|Categories: Poster Art|

This article is the first of a series in which we will explore some of the great film poster designers and artists.  When we conceived of the idea to produce this series, the only person to start with was Saul Bass. As well as being the most well-known ‘film poster designer’, Saul Bass is probably also the most influential ‘graphic designer’ to have ever lived. Born in Brooklyn in 1920, while studying design  Saul Bass was mentored by the influential Bauhaus theorist György Kepes. Bauhaus has been described as a severe but elegant geometric style carried out with a great [...]

812, 2021

Photographs from the London Shop & Gallery

December 8, 2021|Categories: Cultural Landmarks, Poster Art|

Our temporary shop and gallery at 33 Great Windmill Street, Soho is now closed. We thought long and hard about which posters to frame for the gallery. In the end we opted for a range of colours and sizes, in the hope they would complement each other. The framed posters are all in excellent condition, generally rolled or linen  backed and ready to be hung in a welcoming home. From left to right in the image below you can see a US One Sheet poster for Pulp Fiction, UK Quad posters for 'For Your Eyes Only' and 'Drive' (in [...]

412, 2021

Gift Cards

December 4, 2021|Categories: Investment|

Unsure of what gift to buy the poster lover in your life? We have it covered... Cinema Poster Gallery has a selection of gift cards available for sale. They come in denominations of £100, £250, £500, £1000 or a custom amount of your choosing. The gift cards envelopes and stationery are beautifully appointed, making these a Cinema Poster Gallery Gift Card a most classy of presents. The vouchers can be used for posters and custom framing. If there is a poster that isn't available on the site, we will work tirelessly to source a copy. More information can be found [...]

2811, 2021

Last Order Dates for Christmas 2021

November 28, 2021|Categories: Poster Art|

We will continue to fulfill orders taken on the website, before midnight Tuesday 22th December, in time for Christmas. Any orders taken for framing will be fulfilled after Christmas. We appreciate your understanding on this. Happy Christmas Cinema Poster Gallery Product Type Final Order Date All posters listed as stated on the site Midnight Tuesday 22th December If you add custom framing to a poster Friday 10th December

2611, 2021

London Shop & Gallery Official Opening

November 26, 2021|Categories: Collecting, Framing|

This day next week the Soho gallery will be open and we would like to invite you to come and celebrate the opening with us. If you happen to be in town, work nearby or fancy making the trip in, we will have some drinks at 33 Great Windmill Street, London, W1D 7LR between 5pm and 7pm on Friday 3rd December 2021. A professional photographer has been organised, and if you would like to have a portrait taken, we will be sure the photos get sent to you. Do let us know if you can make it and we will [...]

1211, 2021

Cinema Poster Gallery Launching Shop & Gallery in Soho, London

November 12, 2021|Categories: Collecting, Cultural Landmarks|

We are pleased to announce that Cinema Poster Gallery will be running a limited time gallery and pop up store in Soho, London in December 2021. For a while we have wanted to put the gallery’s collection of posters on display to the public. We feel there is no better place to do this than in our home in Central London. Around 12-15 of our favourite and most popular posters will be framed and hung on the walls. We will also have browsers with a large selection of additional unframed original cinema posters, all available to [...]

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