V. F. Scanlon film posters

Production date
1940s
1950s
1960s
1970s
Description
A collection of movie posters from the 1940s to 1970s collected by Vincent (Vince) Frederick Scanlon (1901-1985) while he was owner of a mobile projection unit and later manager of the Civic Theatre in Inglewood.
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Production date
1940s
1950s
1960s
1970s
Production period
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Item list

  Folder 1

2. Poster. ‘Between two women’. Starring Van Johnson. ‘A Dr Gillespie picture’. Annotation: 'Shown at Douglas Sat. April 22'. Released 1945 Size: 76 x 34cm. Condition: Good.

3. Poster. ‘Kitty’. Starring Paulette Goddard and Ray Milland. Released 1945. Shown c1947

Size: 76.33.5cm. Condition:Encapsulated. Fair condition. Tears on right edge. Paper loss through foldlines. Soil marks throughout.

4. Poster. ‘Pat and Mike’. Starring Spencer Tracy and Katherine Hepburn. Released 1952. Shown c1955

Size: 76 x 33.5cm. Condition: Encapsulated. Good condition. Annotation on reverse ‘Receipts 1955/56’

5. Poster. ‘Monkey business’. Starring Cary Grant, Ginger Rodgers, Marilyn Munroe. Annotation: ‘Lepperton Tuesday March 23’. Released 1952

Shown c1953/1954

Size: 76 x 34cm. Condition: Fair condition. Tears left edge. Paper loss top right. Adhesive marks. Annotation on reverse: ‘Receipts 1953/54’

6. Poster. ‘The country girl’. Starring Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, William Holden. Annotation: ‘Urenui Mon. Nov 2’ and on reverse ‘Urenui. Country Girl’. Released 1954. Shown c1954 and 1959

Size: 76 x 34.5cm. Condition: Fragile. Large tears through middle area. Tears along bottom edge. On reverse adhesive marks. Annotation: ‘cheque butts 1 Apr. 1954, 31 Mar. 1959’

7. Poster. ‘Under the Southern Cross’. Starring Armand and Michaela Denis. Released 1954.

Size: 76 x 33.3cm. Condition: Fair, paper loss through foldlines.

8. Poster. ‘Robbery under Arms’. Starring Peter Finch, Ronald Lewis, Maureen Swanson, David McCallum. Released 1957.

Size: 76 x 33.7cm. Condition: Fair, foldlines, pin holes in corners. Tears around edges.

9. Poster. ‘Doctor at large’. Starring Dirk Bogarde, Muriel Pavlow, Donald Sinden, James Robertson Justice. Released 1957.

Size: 76.5 x 33.5cm. Condition: Good, tear through foldlines.

  Folder 2

10. Poster. ‘Tarzan and the lost safari’. Starring Gordon Scott as the new Tarzan. Released 1957

Size: 76 x 33.5cm Condition: Encapsulated. Fair condition. Paper loss top left corner. Adhesive marks on reverse.

11. Poster. ‘Pride of the Blue Grass’. Starring Lloyd bridges, Vera Miles.

Annotation: ‘Urenui Mon Feb. 9’. Released 1954. Shown C1958/1959

Size: 75.5 x 33.5cm. Condition: Fragile. Creases and foldlines. Pinholes in corners. Tears along edges. Adhesive marks. Annotation on reverse: ‘Hall’.

12. Poster. ‘Trouble in the Glen’. Starring Margaret Lockwood, Orson Wells, Forrest Tucker. Annotation: ‘Whanga Friday March 13’ Released 1954. Shown 1958/1959

Size: 50 x 33.5cm. Condition: Fair condition. Crease and foldlines. Holes in corners. Adhesive marks. Annotation on reverse: ‘Hotel’

13. Poster. ‘Pork Chop Hill’. Starring Gregory Peck. Annotation: ‘Friday 15th – Saturday 16th’. Released 1959. Shown 1961/1962

Size: 76 x 33.5cm. Condition: Fair condition. Holes in corners. Tear lower left quadrant. Tears around edges. Adhesive marks. On reverse annotation: ‘Receipts 1961-1962’.

19. Poster. ‘Cimarron’. Starring Glen Ford. Annotation: ‘Friday – Saturday’ Released 1961.

Size: 76 x 34cm. Condition: Encapsulated. Good condition.

20. Poster. ‘Hatari’. Starring John Wayne. Released 1962.

Size: 76 x 33.7cm. Condition: Encapsulated. Good condition overall, paper loss top right corner.

21. Poster. “Shenandoah’. Starring James Stewart. Released 1965.

Size: 76 x 33cm. Condition: Good condition.

22. Poster. “They’re a Weird Mob’. Starring Walter Chiari. Released 1966. Size: 76 x 33.5cm. Condition: Good condition. Pin holes in corners.

23. Poster. ‘Don’t look now…we’re being shot at’. Starring Terry Thomas Released 1966.

Size: 76 x 34cm. Condition: Encapsulated. Paper loss in corners and adhesive marks.

24. Poster. ‘Bonnie and Clyde’. Starring Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway. Released 1967.

Size: 76 x 33cm. Condition: Encapsulated. Adhesive marks and pinholes.

25. Poster. ‘The long duel’. Starring Yul Brunner and Trevor Howard. Released 1967.

Size: 76 x 33.5cm. Condition: Good condition. Adhesive marks and pinholes.

  Folder 3

15. Publicity Booklet. Columbia Press book for the film ‘Tickle me’ starring Elvis Presley. Released 1965.

Size: 29.5 x 25.5cm. Condition: Good condition.

16. Poster. ‘Paradise – Hawaiian Style’. Starring Evis Presley. Released 1966.

Size: 76 x 34cm. Condition: Encapsulated. Good condition. Adhesive marks around edges.

17. Poster. ‘Speedway’. Starring Elvis Presley and Nancy Sinatra. Annotation: ‘Sept 25th Friday-Saturday-Sunday” Released 1968.

Size: 75.5 x 34.5cm. Condition: Paper loss lower left corner.

18. Poster. ‘Stay away Joe’. Starring Elvis Presley. Released 1968.

Size: 76 x 33.5cm. Condition: Paper loss in corners. Tear (mended on reverse). Adhesive marks.

35. Poster. ‘The trouble with girls’. Elvis Presley. Released 1969.

Size: 76 x 33.5cm. Condition: Paper loss top corners. Adhesive marks. Paper loss through foldlines. Insect damage along edge.

36. Poster. ‘That’s the way it is’. Elvis Presley. Released 1970.

Size: 76 x 33cm. Condition: Adhesive marks otherwise good condition.

  Folder 4

26. Poster. ‘Carry on Doctor’. Starring Frank Howerd, Sidney James and Kenneth Williams. Released 1967.

Size: 74 x 34cm. Condition: Adhesive marks.

27. Poster. ‘You only live twice’. Starring Sean Connery. Released 1967. Size: 76 x 33cm. Condition: Encapsulated. Good condition.

28. Poster. ‘Midnight Cowboy’ Starring Dustin Hoffman, Jon Voight. Released 1967.

Size: 76 x 33.7cm. Condition: Encapsulated. Good condition. Adhesive marks and pin holes.

29. Poster. ‘The Party’. Starring Peter Sellers. Released 1968.

Size: 76.5 x 33cm. Condition: Good condition.

30. Poster. ‘Tarzan and the jungle boy’. Starring Mike Henry. Released 1968.

Size: 76x 33.5cm. Condition: Encapsulated. Good condition.

31. Poster. ‘Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid’. Released 1969.

Size: 76 x 33.5cm. Contents: Encapsulated. Adhesive marks.

32. Poster. Double billing. ‘A fistful of dollars’ and ‘A few dollars more’ Released 1969.

Size: 76 x 33.7cm. Condition: Good.

34. Poster. ‘Easy Rider’. Starring Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper. Released 1969.

Size: 76 x 33.5cm. Condition: Encapsulated. Adhesive marks.

  Folder 5

37. Poster. ‘Clockwork Orange’. Director Stanley Kubrick. Released 1971.

Size: 76 x 33.5cm. Condition: Encapsulated. Good condition. Pinholes in corners.

38. Poster. Blank promotional posters (2) ‘For Your Entertainment’ issued by International Film Distributors.

Size: 76 x 33cm and 75.5 x 33.7cm. Good condition.

39. Poster. ‘Bless this House’. Starring Sidney James. Released 1971.

Size: 75.7 x 34cm. Condition: Promotional poster overprinted with film details. Adhesive marks, pinholes.

40. Poster. ‘I, Monster’. Starring Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Mike Raven. Released 1971.

Size: 76.5 x 33cm. Encapsulated. Good condition, pinholes.

41. Poster. ‘Le Mans’. Starring Steve McQueen. Released 1971.

Size: 76.5 x 32.6cm. Condition: Encapsulated. Adhesive marks.

42. Poster. ‘Carry on Loving’. Starring Sidney James, Kenneth Williams. Released 1970.

Size: 76 x 32.5cm. Condition: Encapsulated. Paper loss lower corners.

43. Poster. ‘Man of the East’. Starring Terence Hill. Released 1972.

Size: 76 x 33.5cm. Condition: Paper loss in corners. Pin holes and adhesive marks.

44. Poster. ‘Godspell’. Released 1973.

Size: 76.5 x 33cm. Good condition.

45. Poster. ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’. Released 1973.

Size: 76 x 33.5cm. Condition: Encapsulated. Paper loss top edge.

46. Poster. ‘The Way of the Dragon’. Starring Bruce Lee. Released 1973. Size: 75.5 x 33cm. Condition: Encapsulated. Paper loss bottom edge. Adhesive marks.

47. Poster. ‘The Godfather Part II’. Starring Al Pacino and Robert Duval. Released 1974.

Size: 76 x 34.7cm. Encapsulated. Good condition.

48. Poster. ‘Skyjack. Kidnap’. Starring Sean Connery. Released 1975.

Size: 75.5 x 34cm. Good condition. Adhesive marks.

49. Poster. ‘The Battle of Midway’. Starring Charleton Heston, Henry Fonda. Released 1976.

Size: 75.5 x 34cm. Condition: Encapsulated. Adhesive marks.

  Folder 6

50. Poster. ‘Dust of Destiny; a dynamic three- act drama’. Inglewood Players. Author and producer Vincent F. Scanlon. 13-14 September 1932. Size: 75.5 x 34.5cm .Two copies. One encapsulated. Good condition.

51. Poster. ‘Fighting O’Connor’s; an appealing Irish play in three acts. Inglewood Players. 8-9 October 1931.

Size: 75.2 x 44.5cm. Two copies. Good condition.

  Folder 7

1. Poster. ‘Reckless Age’. Starring Gloria Jean. Inglewood postmark 'Sep. 1950'. Released 1944. Shown 1950.

Size: 103.5 x 69cm. Condition: Fragile – Large format, numerous tears on edges. Tears and paper loss through foldlines.

14. Poster. ‘Blue Hawaii’. Starring Elvis Presley. Released 1961.

Size: 101 x 68.5cm. Large format. Folded. Paper loss through centre foldline and lower right quadrant.

32. Poster. Double billing. ‘A fistful of dollars’ and ‘A few dollars more’ Released 1969. Large format.

Size: 68.5 x 103.5cm. Good condition.

52. Poster. 'The Bridge on the River Kwai'. Starring William Holden, Jack Hawkins and Alec Guiness. Printed in Sydney, Australia.

Size: 68.5 x 101.5cm. Condition: Large format. Tears along lower edge.

  Folder 8

- The Film Weekly, 14 December 1967. Size: 162mm x 240mm.

- Brochure. Arthur Askey, Friends and Neighbours. Size: 224mm x 148mm.

- Brochure. The Angry Silence. 177mm x 222mm.

- Brochure. The Battle of the Sexes. 174mm x 222mm.

- Brochure. M.I.5 Confidential from Prime Minister’s Office: The Risk. Size: 165mm x 250mm.

- Brochure. Expresso Bongo. Size: 265mm x 153mm.

- Brochure. Two-Way Stretch. Size: 175mm x 224mm.

- Brochure. The Entertainer. Size: 204mm x 153mm.

- Sheet. x2 United Artists Press Sheet. Size: 354mm x 240mm.

- Brochure. Advertising Publicity Promotion. Size: 335mm x 205mm.

- Brochure. Cinema Center Films Pressbook "Hail, Hero!” Size: 350mm x 215mm.

- Brochure. Exhibitors Bulletin, 17 August 1965. Size: 280mm x 213mm.

- Brochure. x2 Film Weekly, 18 September 1972 and 25 September 1972. Size: 440mm x 285mm.

- x3 film tags

Accession number
ARC2008-339
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