Notable film-poster artists
Notable film-poster artists showing examples of their work.
Underlined are available for sale.
Blade Runner, The Lion King, Jurassic Park
- Richard Amsel (1947 - 1985)
His first film poster ‘Hello Dolly’ was done whilst still attending art school. Hello Dolly (1968), The Long Goodbye (1973), The Sting (1974), Murder On The Orient Express (1974), Chinatown (1974), Lucky Lady (1975), The Shootist (1976), Death On The Nile (teaser) (1978), Raiders Of The Lost Ark (1982), Beyond The Limit (1983),
Vertigo, The Shining
The Wicked Lady, Mad Max
Ferry to Hong Kong, The Living Daylights
- Reynold Brown (1917-1991)
How the West Was Won, Thunder Bay, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958), The Alamo (1960), King of Kings, Man of a Thousand Faces, Shenandoah, Mutiny on the Bounty, Ben-Hur (1959), Spartacus.
Also posters for classic sci-fi and horror: Love Slaves of the Amazon (1957), Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954), This Island Earth (1955), She Gods Of Shark Reef (1956), The Incredible Shrinking Man (1957), Monster on Campus, I Was a Teenage Werewolf, Attack of the 50 ft. Woman (1958), House On Haunted Hill (1958), The Land Unknown, Burn Witch Burn. Teenage Caveman (1958), The Headless Ghost (1959)The Time Macine (1960), The Pit and the Pendulum (1961), Comedy Of Terrors (1964) Goliath And The Sins Of Babylon (1964)
A Fistful of Dollars, The Postman Always Rings Twice
Von Ryan's Express, Zulu Dawn, The Land That Time Forgot
Cuco Gomez-Gomez Is Dead!, South of Pico, The Last Full Measure (2004 film)
It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963), The Russians are Coming, Heaven Can Wait, Kelly's Heroes, Bananas, The Producers, The Long Goodbye, The Party, Sergeants 3. Viva Max!
From Russia With Love (British), Carry On Up the Jungle
Did several movie posters in the 1960s, usually for comedies. and more action-oriented films in the 70s
Examples: The Secret Of My Success (1965), After The Fox (1966), Mad Monster Party (1966), The Fearless Vampire Killers (1967), The Busy Body (1967), The Night They Raided Minsky's (1968), Luana (1973) (NOTE: Luana was actually a 1968 West German/Italian production (Luana la figlia delle foresta vergine) that became most notable, in English speaking countries at least, for the Frazetta artwork (some of which started as covers for magazines and paperbacks). I'm not even sure the film even screened in the US.), The Gauntlet (1977), What's New Pussycat?
Casablanca, A Clockwork Orange, For Your Eyes Only
Dr. No, The Sand Pebbles, El Dorado.
Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope ("Style B" re-release), Barbarella (1979 re-release)
American International Pictures
The Devil's Brigade, Hang 'Em High
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three, The Hindenburg
- Frank McCarthy (1924-2002)
The Dirty Dozen, The Train, The Glory Guys, Once Upon a Time in the West, Around the World Under the Sea, The Ten Commandments; split poster duties with Robert McGinnis on Thunderball (McCarthy handled the action art), You Only Live Twice (ditto) and solo for On Her Majesty's Secret Service. The Ten Commandments, The Train, The Dirty Dozen, On Her Majesty's Secret Service
Originator of the famous James Bond stance with Bond holding (yes, it's true), a .22 marksman's pistol (not McGinnis' fault). Co-painted, with Frank McCarthy, a number of dramatic scenes for Thunderball, then Your Only Live Twice. Was solo artist for 007 for Diamonds Are Forever, Live And Let Die, and The Man With The Golden Gun. McGinnis was responsible for a wide range of movie art, from blaxploitation to westerns to comedies to Bond knock-offs.
Breakfast at Tiffany's Thunderball (1965), Murderer's Row (1966), Casino Royale (1967), Barberella (1968), Stay Away Joe (1968), The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes (1970), Cotton Comes To Harlem (1970), Duck, You Sucker (aka A Fistful Of Dynamite) (1971), Live And Let Die (1973), Brannigan (1975)
Over 100 movie posters titles include: West Side Story, Modesty Blaise, Camelot, Star Trek the Motion Picture, The Missouri Breaks, The Spy Who Loved Me, Superman, Apocalypse Now, Excaliber, Any Which Way But Loose, Our Man Flint, My Fair Lady (1964), Every Which Way But Loose poster (1979), Star Trek V, The Final Frontier (1989)
Carry On Again, Doctor, That Riviera Touch, Up Pompeii (film)
Shaft's Big Score, Capone
- Vladimir and Georgii Stenberg
Man with a Movie Camera
The Virgin Soldiers (film), White Mischief
Star Wars, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Back to the Future, The Thing, Jurrasic Park
The Guns of Navarone, Cleopatra, The Sound of Music