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Worst Movie Posters of All Time book by Gregory J. Edwards & Robin Cross  
"Worst Movie Posters of All Time: A Treasury of Trash -
This Book Will Sterilize You With Fear!" [1984]
by Gregory J. Edwards & Robin Cross

Sphere 12½x8¾ pb [10/84] out of print/used

International Film Poster book by Gregory J. Edwards  Book of The International Film Poster by Gregory J. Edwards  "The International Film Poster: The Role of The Poster In Cinema Art, Advertising, and History" [1985] by Gregory J. Edwards
Salem House pb [11/85] out of print/used
General Distribution Services 11½x8¾ hardcover [11/85] out of print/used
"The Book of The International Film Poster" [1989] by Gregory J. Edwards
General Book Sales 11½x8½ hardcover [5/89] out of print/used

Black-Cast Posters  "A Separate Cinema: Fifty Years of Black-Cast Posters" [1992]
by John Kisch & Edward Mapp, Preface by Spike Lee, Introduction by Donald Bogle

Noonday Press 11x8½ pb [11/92] out of print/many used
FS&G 11&fracx9 hardcover [11/92] out of print/used
more posters (and books & DVDs) on the Afro-American Film Festival Pages
Disney Posters / Animated Film Classics book  
"The Disney Poster: The Animated Film Classics From Mickey Mouse To Aladdin" [1993]
Disney Editions 5½x4½ hardcover [10/95] out of print/used
Disney Editions 14¼x11¼ hardcover [9/93] out of print/used
M.G.M. Posters Golden Years book by Frank Miller  "M.G.M. Posters: The Golden Years" [1994]
by Frank Miller

Turner Publng 12¼x9½ hardcover [11/94] out of print/many used
World Publns 12x9½ hardcover [3/99] out of print/used
see also Magic Lantern's Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Page
Errol Flynn Movie Posters book by Lawrence Bassoff  "Errol Flynn: The Movie Posters - 51 Films Illustrated" [1995]
by Lawrence Bassoff, Foreword by Stewart Granger

Lawrence Bassoff Collection 11x14 pb [7/95] out of print/used
see also Magic Lantern's Errol Flynn [1909-59] Page
Film Posters of the Russian Avant-Garde book by Susan Pack  "Film Posters of The Russian Avant-Garde" [1995]
by Susan Pack

Taschen 12½x10 jumbo hardcover [10/95] out of print/used
100 Years of Cinema  "100 Years of Cinema" {posters} [1995]
Compiled by Bruce Hershenson

self-published 10½x8¼ pb [5/99] for $20.00
self-published hardcover [10/95] not available online
Crime Scenes  "Crime Scenes: Movie Poster Art of The Film Noir" [1997]
by Lawrence Bassoff

self-published 14x11 pb [9/97] out of print/used
Noir Film Festival at Blackhat Mystery Bookstore
Hitchcock Poster Art book dited by Tony Nourmand & Mark H. Wolff  "Hitchcock Poster Art: From The Mark H. Wolff Collection" [1999]
Edited by Tony Nourmand & Mark H. Wolff

Overlook Trade 11¾x8¾ pb [10/2000] out of print/used
Aurum Press, Ltd. 11¾x8¾ pb [7/99] out of print/used
Overlook 12x10 hardcover [9/99] out of print/used
see also Magic Lantern's Alfred Hitchcock Page
Cine Mexicano Poster Art  
"Cine Mexicano: Poster Art From The Golden Age, 1936-1956"
[2001] by Rogelio Agrasánchez, Jr.

Chronicle Books 10½x8 pb [4/2001] for $14.96
see also Magic Lantern's Cinema of Mexico Page
Silent Film Poster book by Nina Barburina  "The Silent Film Poster: Russia, 1900-1930" [2002] by Nina Barburina
Art-Rodnik 12½x9¼ hardcover [11/2002] out of print/used

"The Silent Film Poster, 1908-1934" [2011] by Nina Barburina
out of print? or never published?

James Bond Movie Posters book by Tony Nourmand  "James Bond Movie Posters: The Official 007 Collection" [2001]
by Tony Nourmand

Chronicle Books 14x10¼ pb [4/2004] for $22.76
Chronicle Books 14x10 pb [8/2002] out of print/used
Chronicle Books 14¼x10½ hardcover [12/2001] out of print/used
see more on Magic Lantern's Agent 007 James Bond Page
The Disney Poster Book  "The Disney Poster Book" [2002] by Tony Anselmo
Disney Editions 14¼x11¼ hardcover [2002] out of print/used

very different "The Disney Poster Book" [1984]
Crown/Harmony pb [1984] out of print/used

Art of Noir  "The Art of Noir: The Posters & Graphics From The Classic Era of Film Noir" [2002] by Eddie Muller
Overlook Press 14¼x10½! hardcover [10/2002] for $35.00
author website
see also Noir Film Festival at Blackhat Mystery Bookstore
Retro Stud Muscle Movie Posters book by David Chapman  "Retro Stud: Muscle Movie Posters From Around The World" [2002] by David Chapman
Collectors Press hardcover [10/2002] out of print/used
75 Years of Academy Award Winner Movie Posters  "Movie Posters: 75 Years of Academy Award Winners" [2003]
by Diana DiFranco Everett & Morris Everett Jr.

Schiffer Publng 8½x11 pb [3/2003] for $69.95
A Century of Movie Posters  "A Century of Movie Posters: From Silent To Art House" [2003]
by Emily King

Barron's Educational Series 11½x8½ hardcover [9/2003] for $29.16
Italian Film Posters  "Italian Film Posters" [2003] by Dave Kehr
Museum of Modern Art 11¼x9½ pb [10/2003] for $27.96
see also Magic Lantern's Cinema of Italy Pages
Picture Show Classic Movie Posters book by Dianna Edwards  "Picture Show: Classic Movie Posters From The T.C.M. Archives" [2003]
by Dianna Edwards, Foreword by Robert Osborne

Chronicle Books 11¾x9 pb [11/2003] for $14.96
Silver Screen Samurai (posters)  "Silver Screen Samurai: The Best of Japan's Samurai Movie Posters" [2004]
by Cocoro Books of Japan

D.H. Publng 10¼x8 pb [2/2004] for $15.56
see also Magic Lantern's Samurai Films Page
Hollywood Movie Posters by Miles D. Barton  "Hollywood Movie Posters, 1914-1990" [2004]
by Miles D. Barton

Schiffer Publng hardcover [4/2004] for $35.96
Surf Movie Poster Art  "Surf Movie Tonite!: Surf Movie Poster Art, 1957-2004"
[2005] by Matt Warshaw

Chronicle Books 12x9 pb [9/2005] for $13.57

see also the Teen & Surfing Movies Film Festival

Art of Italian Film Posters  "The Art of Italian Film Posters" [2006]
by Mel Bagshaw

Black Dog 12x9 pb [2/2006] for $30.36
see also Magic Lantern's Cinema of Italy Pages
British Film Posters  "British Film Posters: An Illustrated History" [2007]
by Sim Branaghan, edited by Steve Chibnall

British Film Institute 10¾x8 pb [2/2007] for $26.40
British Film Institute 11x8 hardcover [2/2007] for $85.00
Mas! Cine Mexicano Mexican Movie Posters  "¡Mas! Cine Mexicano: Sensational Mexican Movie Posters, 1957-1990" [2007]
by Rogelio Agrasánchez, Jr.

Chronicle Books 10½x8 pb [3/2007] for $13.57
see also Magic Lantern's Cinema of Mexico Page
Now Playing, Hand-Painted Poster Art book by Anthony Slide  "Now Playing: Hand-Painted Poster Art From The 1910s Through The 1950s"
[2007] by Anthony Slide, with Jane Burman Powell & Lori Goldman Berthelsen

Angel City Press 14¼x11 hardcover [5/2007] for $33.75
The Art of Moving Picture Posters book by Rex Schneider & Christopher Buchman  "The Art of Moving Picture Posters" [2008]
by Rex Schneider & Christopher Buchman

Stemmer House Publrs 10¾x8½ pb [11/2008] for $8.95
cover advertizes that 'companion CD-ROM also available',
but nothing found on Amazon
Starstruck Vintage Movie Posters book by Ira Resnick  "Starstruck: Vintage Movie Posters From Classic Hollywood" [2010]
by Ira M. Resnick, Foreword by Martin Scorsese

Abbeville Press 12¼x10½ hardcover [2/2010] for $57.53
Abbeville Press 12¼x10½ hardcover [2/2010] out of print/used
World's Rarest Movie Posters book by Todd Spoor  "The World's Rarest Movie Posters" [2010]
by Todd Spoor

Schiffer Publng 11¼x8½ hardcover [7/2010] for $28.79
Art of Hammer Official Poster Collection book by Marcus Hearn  "The Art of Hammer: The Official Poster Collection From The Archive of Hammer Films" [2010] by Marcus Hearn
Titan Books hardcover [11/2010] out of print/used

see also Magic Lantern's Movie Studios Pages / Hammer Films Section

Great Silent Comedians Movie Poster Book  by Jake Lenburg  "Great Silent Comedians Movie Poster Book: Featuring Charlie Chaplin, Buster Keaton, Harry Langdon, Laurel & Hardy, Harold Lloyd, Mabel Normand, Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle, and Charley Chase" [2011] by Jake Lenburg
CreateSpace 10x8 pb [rev 1/2015] for $13.95
CreateSpace 8½x8½ pb [3/2012] for $13.95
LULU.com 7½x7½ pb [10/2011] for $34.95

James Bond Fifty Years of Movie Posters book  "James Bond: 50 Years of Movie Posters" [2012]
D.K. Publng 14x10¼ hardcover [9/2012] for $27.39

see also Magic Lantern's Agent 007 James Bond Page



Books  On  Movie  Posters - By  Decade

Posters of The Silent Era To Color  "Movie Posters of The Silent Film Era (To Color)" [1981]
by Rex Schneider & Christopher Buchman

Stemmer House 11x8¼ pb [12/81] for $5.95
Essential Movies Posters  "Film Posters of The 30s: The Essential Movies of The Decade" [2003]
Edited by Tony Nourmand & Graham Marsh

Aurum Press 11¾x9¾ pb [10/2003] for $15.72
Essential Movie Posters  "Film Posters of The 40s: The Essential Movies of The Decade" [2002]
Edited by Tony Nourmand & Graham Marsh

Overlook 12½x10 hardcover [1/2003] for $22.05
Aurum pb [10/2002] for $18.47
Essential Movie Posters  "Film Posters of The 50s: The Essential Movies of The Decade" [2000]
Edited by Tony Nourmand & Graham Marsh

Aurum pb [9/2000] for $18.47
Overlook 11¾x9¾ hardcover [12/2003] for $15.75
Overlook 12x10 hardcover [1/2001] for $22.05
Essential Movie Posters  "Film Posters of The 60s: The Essential Movies of The Decade" [1998]
Edited by Tony Nourmand & Graham Marsh

Overlook 12½x10¼ hardcover [1/98] out of print/used
Overlook 11¾x9¾ pb [6/99] out of print/used
Essential Movie Posters  "Film Posters of The 70s: The Essential Movies of The Decade" [1998]
Edited by Tony Nourmand & Graham Marsh

Overlook 11¾x9¾ pb [1/2000] for $15.75
Overlook 12¼x10 hardcover [10/98] for $22.05
Essential Movie Posters  "Film Posters of The 80s: The Essential Movies of The Decade" [2001]
Edited by Tony Nourmand & Graham Marsh

Overlook 11½x9½ pb [1/2005] for $16.50
Aurum pb [10/2001] for $18.47
Overlook 12x10¼ hardcover [10/2001] out of print/used
Essential Movie Posters  "Film Posters of The 90s: The Essential Movies of The Decade" [2005]
Edited by Tony Nourmand & Graham Marsh

Aurum Press 11¾x9½ pb [10/2005] for $21.90


'Illustrated  History  of  Movies
Thru  Posters'
 Book Series

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Cartoon Movie Posters book  #1: "Cartoon Movie Posters" [1994]
by Bruce Hershenson

self-publd 11x9¼ pb [1/94] for $20.00

see also Magic Lantern's Animation Pages

Hershenson Vol 2: Cowboy Movie Posters book  #2: "Cowboy Movie Posters" [1994]
by Bruce Hershenson & Richard Allen

self-published 11x8¾ pb [10/94] out of print/used

see also Western Film Festival Pages at 'Readers of The Purple Sage'

Hershenson Vol 3: Academy Award Winners Posters book  #3: "Academy Award Winners' Movie Posters" [1995]
by Bruce Hershenson & Richard Allen

self-published 11x9 pb [8/95] for $14.00
Hershenson Vol 4: Sports Movie Posters book  #4: "Sports Movie Posters" [1996]
by Bruce Hershenson

self-published 11x9½ pb [6/96] for $20.00

see also Magic Lantern's Sports Film Festival Page

Hershenson Vol 5: Crime Movie Posters book  #5: "Crime Movie Posters" [1997]
by Bruce Hershenson & Richard Allen

self-published 11x8¾ pb [10/97] for $20.00

see also Magic Lantern's Gangster Film Festival Page

Hershenson Vol 6: More Cowboy Posters book  #6: "More Cowboy Movie Posters" [1998]
by Bruce Hershenson & Richard Allen

self-published 11x8¾ pb [8/98] for $14.00

see also Western Film Festival Pages at 'Readers of The Purple Sage'

Hershenson Vol 7: Horror Movie Posters book  #7: "Horror Movie Posters" [1998]
by Bruce Hershenson & Richard Allen

self-published 10¾x8¾ pb [10/98] out of print/rare

see also Magic Lantern's Horror, Monster & Fantasy Movies Page

Hershenson Vol 8: Best Pictures Posters book  #8: "Best Pictures' Movie Posters" [1999]
by Bruce Hershenson & Richard Allen

self-published 11x8¾ pb [4/99] for $17.49
self-published hardcover [4/99] out of print/used
Hershenson Vol 9: Musical Movie Posters book  #9: "Musical Movie Posters" [1999]
by Bruce Hershenson

self-published 11x8¾ pb [5/99] for $20.00

see also Magic Lantern's Movie Musicals Film Festival Pages

Hershenson Vol 10: Serial Movie Posters book  #10: "Serial Movie Posters" [1999]
by Bruce Hershenson

self-published 11x10½ pb [7/99] out of print/used

see also Magic Lantern's Silent & Sound Movie Serials Pages

Hershenson Vol 11: Horror, Sci-Fi & Fantasy Movie Posters book  #11: "Horror, Sci-Fi & Fantasy Movie Posters" [1999]
by Bruce Hershenson & Richard Allen

self-published 11x8¾ pb [12/99] out of print/used

see also Magic Lantern's Horror, Monster & Fantasy Movies Page

Hershenson Vol 12: Comedy Movie Posters book  #12: "Comedy Movie Posters" [2000]
by Bruce Hershenson & Richard Allen

self-published 11x8¾ pb [7/2000] for $13.60
Hershenson Vol 13: War Movie Posters book  #13: "War Movie Posters" [2001]
by Bruce Hershenson

self-published 11x8¾ pb [1/2001] for $13.60

see also Magic Lantern's War Movies Film Festival Pages

Hershenson Vol 14: 'B' Movie Posters book  #14: "Attack of the 'B' Movie Posters" [2001]
by Bruce Hershenson & Richard Allen

self-published 11x8¾ pb [1/2001] for $13.60
Hershenson Vol 15: Great Films Not Nominated For The Best Picture Academy Award posters book  #15: "Not Nominated: Great Films Not Nominated For
The Best Picture Academy Award" (posters) [2001]
by Bruce Hershenson & Richard Allen

self-published 11x8¾ pb [3/2001] for $13.60
Hershenson Vol 16: Serial Movies Posters book by Bruce Hershenson  #16: "To Be Continued...: 1930'S & 1940's Serial Movie
Posters" [2001] by Bruce Hershenson

self-published 8¾x11 pb [6/2001] for $20.00
see also Magic Lantern's Silent & Sound Movie Serials Pages
Hershenson Vol 17: Who Goes There? Horror & Sci-Fi Movie Posters book  #17: "Who Goes There?: 1950s Horror & Sci-Fi Movies
Posters & Lobby Cards" [2001]
by Bruce Hershenson

self-published 10½x8½ pb [6/2001] for $15.60

see also Magic Lantern's Horror, Monster & Fantasy Movies Page

Hershenson Vol 18: Drive-In Movie Posters book  #18: "Drive-In Movie Posters" [2002]
by Bruce Hershenson & Richard Allen

self-published 11x8¾ pb [7/2002] for $20.00
Hershenson Vol 19: 60 Great Horror Movie Posters book  #19: "60 Great Horror Movie Posters" [2003]
by Bruce Hershenson

self-published 10¾x8½ pb [7/2003] for $11.69

see also Magic Lantern's Horror, Monster & Fantasy Movies Page

Hershenson Vol 20: 60 Great Sci-Fi Movie Posters book  #20: "60 Great Sci-Fi Movie Posters" [2003]
by Bruce Hershenson

self-published 11x8½ pb [7/2003] for $10.19
Hershenson Vol 21: Great Cowboy Posters  #21: "60 Great Cowboy Movie Posters" [2003]
by Bruce Hershenson & Richard Allen

self-published 11x8¾ pb [7/2003] for $10.49

see also Western Film Festival Pages at 'Readers of The Purple Sage'



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