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Movie posters for sale
The following is a list of a private poster collection which is for sale. Prices on request.
A discount for anyone seriously interested in buying as a bulk purchase is negotiable. Secure payment via PayPal. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Italian locandina poster = Tall, slim Italian cinema poster. 70cm x 34cm
Italian fotobusta poster = Large format Italian poster, often part of a set like film stills. 65cm x 45cm
British quad posters = 30 inches by 40 inches
Belgian posters = 55cm x 37cm
French posters = 52cm x 39cm
Amazona (Ruggero Deodato, aka Cut and Run, 1984) – Italian locandina 70cm x 34cm, rolled
Beyond the Door II (aka Shock – Mario Bava, 1977) American poster
Black Belly of the Tarantula (1972 giallo horror thriller) – German poster with topless victim. Good condition. Folded
Black Emmanuelle, White Emmanuelle (1976) – British quad poster
Blood Link (aka Extrasensorial, 1983) Italian locandina for giallo thriller, great image as featured on the front of Blood and Black Lace book! The bottom corner is torn off, unfortunately.
Cannibal! + Psychic Killer – 1978 British quad poster for horror double-bill. Cannibal! is Last Cannibal World by Ruggero Deodato
Cannibal Holocaust (Ruggero Deodato, 1980) – Large German poster, folded, good condition.
La casa della paura (aka Girl in Room 2a) – Very rare Italian locandina 70cm x 34cm
La casa stregata (1982) Gloria Guida sex comedy, French poster as La lyceenne espouse un dingue
Case of the Scorpion’s Tail – Italian fotobusta for a 1971 giallo. 65cm x 45cm
Cave of Torture (Destino: Estambul 68. Crime pic from 1967 made to look like horror! Belgian rolled poster.
Chopper Squad (La Polizia accusa: il servizio segreto uccide; Sergio Martino, 1976) Italian locandina 70cm x 34cm
Confessions of a Frustrated Housewife (1976) – 70s UK quad poster for Carroll Baker sleaze, plus still set and synopsis
Conquest – Folded Spanish mini poster in full colour and signed by cult fave director Lucio Fulci in silver, three times!!!
Crimes of the Black Cat (Sette scialli di seta gialla, 1972) – Rare large Italian poster, folded 96cm x 66cm
Crimes of the Black Cat (Sette scialli di seta gialla, 1972) – 3 Italian fotobusta posters, rolled 65cm x 45cm, bit tatty but great images.
Death Line – German poster for 1972 Brit horror, Tunnel der Lebenden Leichen translates as Tunnel of the Living Dead!
Death Occurred Last Night – Very rare UK quad for an obscure 70s Giallo
Death Walks in High Heels (1972) – Gory throat slasher fotobusta, tatty but great Giallo image
Death Walks in High Heels (1972) – Italian cloth-backed fotobusta, folded and seen better days 65cm x 45cm
Decameron 2 (1972) – French rolled poster with a fold in the middle
Deep River Savages – German photo poster for 1972 cannibal film
La dottoressa del distretto militare (1976) Edwige Fenech sex comedy. Large folded German poster
Eaten Alive! (Lenzi) – German poster for 1980 cannibal film, rolled. 84cm x 59cm
Eaten Alive! (Lenzi)– Folded UK quad poster
Emanuelle & Francoise (Blood Vengeance, Joe D’Amato) – Great UK quad poster
Emanuelle and the Last Cannibals – German folded poster as Nackt Unter Kannibalen, 84 cm x 59cm
Emmanuelle Triple-Bill – UK quad poster for 3 Emmanuelle movies!
Escape from Hell (1979) – Rare Japanese rolled poster for a sleazy prison film. 73cm x 51cm
The Evil Eye – Hyper rare Spanish poster for 1962 Mario Bava Giallo. Bit tatty
Eyeball (Lenzi, 1974) – Italian fotobusta poster, 65cm x 45cm
Eyes of Hell + The Young, The Evil and The Savage – British 60s quad, great images
The Flower with Petals of Steel – Hyper rare Italian locandina for obscure 70s Giallo
Forbidden Room (Ames Perdues, 1976) – Folded 70s Belgian poster
The Great Alligator – Italian locandina poster for 1979 Sergio Martino jungle adventure horror film
Great White (1981) – US one-sheet for Italian Jaws-rip off that was withdrawn due to litigation from Universal Studios! So very rare…
Hot Lips of the Killer (Giallo) – 3 ultra-rare Italian fotobusta posters, all rolled 65cm x 45cm
Hot Nights of the World (1960s mondo shockumentary) – Belgian rolled and folded poster. Two staple marks. 55cm x 37cm
House by the Cemetery (Lucio Fulci, 1981) – German Ascot poster, folded. Tear at the top. 84cm x 59cm
Iguana with a Tongue of Fire – Set of 8 ultra-rare Italian fotobusta posters for 1971 Giallo, all rolled 65cm x 45cm
Isle of the Fishmen – Rare Japanese poster for 1979 Sergio Martino fantasy horror. Good condition
Isle of the Fishmen (1979) – Large Greek lobby card poster
Lady Frankenstein (1971) – Belgian rolled poster, good condition, 55cm x 37cm x TWO
Look in on Sex – 70s UK poster and 6 b/w stills
Lord of the G-Strings – Misty Mundae, Darian Caine, glossy US poster, 86cm x 56cm
Lustful Addiction – Misty Mundae, Seduction Cinema, glossy folder poster 86cm x 56cm
The Lustful Barbarian (The Terrible Swift Sword of Siegfried, 1971) – Peplum poster. Bit tatty
Magdalena Possessed by the Devil – Rare 1975 rolled Japanese poster 73cm x 51cm
Maya (Marcello Avallone horror, 1987) Italian locandina 70cm x 34cm
Mondo Balordo – Belgian photo poster for 60s mondo madness
La Muerte Incierta – Large Spanish poster for Jose Larraz rarity from 1973
The Murder Clinic – French poster for Giallo with William Berger, Francoise Prevost as Les Nuits de L’Epouvante, 1966
My Nights with Susan, Sandra, Olga, and Julie + Sex Diary – British 1970s quad poster
Naked Beast – Ultra-are Argentinian poster for 1967 Emilio Vieyra movie as La Bestia Desnuda. Large format 108cm x 74cm. Watch the film on YouTube
Naked Exorcism – British 1970s quad poster with nudity
New Naughty Tales of Boccaccio (1972) – Belgian rolled and folded poster, 55cm x 37cm, one small tear hole at the right side, minor damage at top
The New York Ripper (Lucio Fulci, 1982) – German Ascot poster, folded. Tear at the top. 84cm x 59cm
Night Train Murders (Aldo Lado, 1975) – Rare Japanese poster, 72cm x 51cm, folded
Night Train Murders (Aldo Lado, 1975) – Folded lurid German poster as Mädchen in Den Krallen Teuflischer Bestien.
Poker in Bed – Lurid UK quad for Edwige Fenech sex comedy
Red Nights of the Gestapo (1977) – UK quad poster
Revenge of the Dead (Zeder, 1983) Rare US poster, folded
Rock & Rock Frankenstein (2002) – US glossy poster
The Sadist + But You Were Dead – Rare UK quad poster for 60s horror double-bill
Savage Man, Savage Beast (1976) – Belgian poster for mondo shockumentary
The Scorpion with Two Tails (1982, Sergio Martino) – Rolled French poster 52cm x 39cm
Secret Africa – rolled Belgian poster for 60s mondo
Sex is Not for Virgins + Hot Pants – 70s British quad poster
Sex Life in Women’s Prison + Inside Amy – Lurid 70s British quad poster
Sex Machine + Salesmen on the Job – 70s UK quad poster
Sexbury Tales – UK quad poster
Sexy Schoolteacher + Confessions of an Au Pair – UK quad for Gloria Guida and Edwige Fenech sexy comedies!
Shark Hunter (Enzo Castellari) – Italian locandina, both top corners missing
Sin Sisters – Misty Mundae, Chelsea Mundae – Glossy US poster, 86cm x 56cm
Sixteen + Take This… My Body – Lurid UK quad poster for sexy double-bill
Snuff (as American Cannibale, 1976) German poster, folded. Tear at top. 84cm x 59cm
SpiderBabe – Misty Mundae, 2003
SS Camp 5: Women’s Hell (Sergio Garrone, 1976) – Ultra rare Japanese rolled poster 73cm x 51cm
SS Camp 5: Women’s Hell (Sergio Garrone, 1976) – Ultra rare Japanese rolled poster (different version) 73cm x 51cm
Sun on the Skin – Half (!) of a UK quad
Temple of Decadence – Belgian rolled poster 55cm x 37cm for 70s horror.
Terror – Franco Prosperi’s 1978 nasty take on Last House on the Left. Ultra-rare 70s Japanese poster! 72cm x 52cm
Terzo occhio (The Third Eye, 1963) – Italian fotobusta for ultra-rare Giallo
They’re Coming to Get You! – American folded one sheet for Sergio Martino’s 1972 satanic Giallo movie, good condition
Too Beautiful to Die (Dario Piana, 1988, Italy) – Locandina poster as Sotto il vestito niente II
Trauma (Renato Polselli) Ultra rare Italian locandina from 1979
Vampire and the Ballerina (L’amante del vampiro, Renato Polselli, 1960) Belgian poster as La maitresse du vampire, slight damage at the bottom but nearly 60 years old!
The Victim (Frissons d’horreur aka Autopsy) French poster for Giallo
Virgin of Nuremberg (1963) – Belgian rolled poster 55cm x 37cm
White Slave (aka Amazonia, 1984) – Rolled Belgian poster for jungle horror
Yellow Emmanuelle (1976) – UK quad, folded
The Young, The Evil and the Savage (aka Naked You Die) – Rare US one-sheet poster for a 60s Antonio Margheriti’s Nude si… muore giallo in good condition
Demoness – US glossy poster for Shock-O-Rama with Margaret Erin-Easley, 86cm x 56cm
Dr Jekyll and Mistress Hyde – Misty Mundae madness!
Ejacula – large format poster for naughty horror
Godzilla on My Mind by William Tsutsui – £8.00 + £3.00 P&P
John Carradine: The Films by Tom Weaver, hardback – £35.00 + £3.00 P&P