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Based on the very positive response we have gotten from the various poster shows we have attended regarding LAMP publications, we are pleased to announce THREE MORE PUBLICATIONS to be released over the next six months.
Here is a breakdown:
BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT #1
US Movie Studio Production Codes - This book is for press still dealers and collectors. We have never emphasized stills on LAMP but there have been a large number of stills dealers and collectors at the conventions and shows. This book will have articles on how the film process works and the importance of stills. The Production Codes are used to help in the identification of unknown stills. We have 13 studios that we will give a brief history of the studio, show how they marked their stills and list all of the production codes that we have for each studio.
For more information, click HERE.
BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT #2
International Movie Poster Collecting - LAMP's Collecting International Movie Posters presents a closer look at the film industry in major countries outside of the U.S., from the viewpoint of the poster collectors. It will look at the history of cinema in each country, firsts in their movie industry, markings on their posters, etc. This book will be approximately 400 pages and go a lot more indepth on each country.
For more information, click HERE.
BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT #3
The NSS Story - This book will follow the rise and fall of National Screen Service. Included will be court battles with the Independent Poster Exchanges, their distribution and how they worked. ALSO INCLUDED will be a FREE DVD of the 1967 16 minute trailer called 'The NSS Story."
For more information, click HERE.
THERE ARE GREAT ADVERTISING OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE IN THESE PUBLICATIONS. WE ARE CURRENTLY ACCEPTING ADS FOR 1 OR ALL OF THESE PUBLICATIONS. IF YOU WANT TO LEARN MORE ABOUT ADVERTISING, CLICK ON THE INDIVIDUAL BOOK OR CLICK HERE
NEW OR REVISED ARTICLES ON LAMP
We have added or edited several articles on LAMP. Here is a list.
New General articles:
New Articles for Members Only:
- How to Use Production Still Codes
- 20th Century Fox Production Still Codes
- Republic Studio Production Still Codes
Modified articles for Members Only:
- AIP Production Still Codes - links to the archive and NSS numbers have been added on the number codes. Letter codes are still in process
LAMP Online Dealers Market and Sales History
We are still testing the online version of the LAMP Dealers Market and Sales History. We are currently working with Bruce Hershenson, Heritage Auction, Julien's Auction and several other sources to gather their sales history information. Click HERE for the current status and to view this new online tool.
LOOKING FOR A PARTICULAR POSTER - DON'T FORGET!!!
The LAMP Dealers Market is THE LARGEST selection
of movie posters FOR SALE ON THE INTERNET ..
offering 60,000 posters with condition, prices
AND direct contact information.
NO middle men... NO FALSE names
ALSO... our Cinema Poster Archive has over 57,000 poster images online and approximately 30,000 posters listed FOR SALE..
LAMP Dealers Market Printed Version is also AVAILABLE!
This 800-page, one-of-its-kind publication has 60,000 posters listed for sale by our reputable LAMP Dealers. For info on how to acquire this publication, click HERE.
AROUND THE LAMP
HERITAGE AUCTION BREAKS MORE RECORDS
Congratulations to Grey and his staff for another record setting auction. Heritage Auction Galleries set a new world record for its recent auction of Vintage Movie Posters, besting its previously held world record by more than $100,000. The latest auction, held July 20 & 21 in Dallas, Texas, realized $2,159,299 for 1,258 lots. Heritage's previous Vintage Movie Poster auction, held in March 2007, the first auction of vintage movie posters to break the $2 million mark, realized $2,021,459. For more info on these auction results, click HERE.
Dominique has recently added over 1300 new posters to his website. Among the greatest titles, there are some very rare silent movie posters like the "Cinematographe Lumiere", considered as the first movie poster ever printed in 1895.To see these new additions, click HERE.
Each month the Film Art Gallery features posters by a particular actor, director, genre or theme. This month is dedicated to the works of Michelangelo Antonioni 1912-2007 To see these great posters, click HERE.
Marcel has announced the addition of 150 original vintage posters to his website, among them as usual some rarities. You can visit his site HERE.
Posteropolis is currently featuring some great posters at Crazy Dave's Bargain Basement prices. All items priced at just $10 each! Shipping is a flat $7 to the US and Canada, whether you buy 1 or 100!!
Most are Fine or better, but a few do have condition issues. To see this great offering, click HERE.
A Special for Video Collectors -- Sinister Cinema has extended its big sale on DVD and VHS for Drive-In Double Features.... and over 50 new horror sci/fi and 40 new western videos NEW in stock. Visit their site to check out this great sale HERE.
Spotlight Displays is now offering NEW simulated woodgrain poster frames. These frames come in Maple, Cherry, or Oak look. To see samples of these great looking frames, visit their website HERE.
TheCinemaTrade.com has now expanded into international posters with the introduction of a new British Quad selection. To take a look at these great looking quads, click HERE.
Unshredded Nostalgia, New Jersey’s only metropolitan-style poster gallery, announces its next poster gallery exhibit titled “Movies That Make You Scream.” It will open to the public Saturday October 6th thru January 10th 2008. This will be their Fourth Annual Horror and Sci-Fi Exhibit. This year in addition to the posters in their poster gallery, Jim will be featuring a collection of photos in their photo gallery from the closed Collegeville Costume Company.
Unshredded Nostalgia is located at 323 S. Main St., Route 9, Barnegat, NJ, 08005. Gallery hours are 10AM-5 PM seven days a week. For more information and directions call 1-800-872-9990 or log on to www.unshreddednostalgia.com.
MOVIE POSTER SHOWS
Meet UK LAMP Dealer QUADBOD at these Memorabilia Shows. Terry and Sue are a delight to talk with and will be glad to help you find that special poster that you've been looking for.
Sun 26/Mon 27 August 2007 – Antiques & Collectors Fair, Brentwood Brentwood Centre, Doddinghurst Road, Brentwood, Essex
Sat 1/Sun 2 September 2007 – Antiques & Collectors Fair, Detling at the Kent County Showground … you’ll find Terry and Sue in John Hendry Pavilion
Wed 5 September 2007 – Antiques & Collectors Fair, Ardingly at the South Of England Showground, West Sussex … you’ll find them in Queens Jubilee Hall
Sat 15/Sun 16 September 2007 – Antiques & Collectors Fair, Oswestry at Oswestry Showground A495 Whittington Road
WEEKLY LAMP DEALER AUCTIONS
Cautious of buying movie posters online? You don't have to worry if you're purchasing from one of these great LAMP dealer auction sites. Most of these auctions are on a weekly basis. Click on the website name to visit the website; click on auction information to go straight to the auction listings.
channingposters.com - eBay Auctions
cinemasterpieces.com - eBay Auctions
emovieposter.com - Auctions ending Tuesday and Thursday.
FrenchMoviePosters.com - eBay Auctions
Heritage- Heritage weekly auctions.
HollywoodPosterFrames.com - eBay Auctions
KinoArt.net - eBay Auctions
MovieArt.net - eBay Auctions
MoviePosterService.com - eBay Auctions
TheCinemaTrade.com - eBay Auctions
Weatherking - eBay Auctions
For those that like Film Festivals... we have compiled the main upcoming Film Fests from around the world for you.. Click HERE to see what's coming for August and September.
For those of you who have been asking about our family, I have updated Susie's Corner to highlight some events that have happened in our personal life. We plan to do a 2 year anniversary update regarding Hurricane Katrina coverage in the next few weeks. Click here to go to Susie's Corner.
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