movie posters have some of the most creative artwork
in the movie art industry. They older posters are primarily
Polish artists that produce very unusual posters that
make them quite popular.
a cheaper grade of paper was used making older Polish
posters more delicate to handle.
Polish posters come in the following sizes:
16x22 - which varies in size.
- which was the primary size until around 1977 very
similar the the German A1 poster.
- became the most common size from 1977 until recently
is the current size for the Polish One Sheet.
- the size of the rarer Polish 2 Sheet.
Quite often the original release poster is several years
after the release in other countries. Many times the
artwork is signed and dated making it easier to establish
the release date.
the poster on the left from Butch Cassidy and the Sundance
Kid. Luckily the title can be seen in English. Quite
often this is not the case.