On Tuesday, September 12, 2017, eMoviePoster opened their latest auction with the world of movie posters. It is filled with 999 non-U.S. posters from 30 different countries and can be viewed at www.emovieposter.com.
Polish examples are Cranes Are Flying with art by Cieslewicz, Abba: The Movie showing the Swedish pop group, Aliens with very different art by Pagowski, Sundays & Cybele for Serge Bourguignon’s romance, Nobody’s Calling with art by Eryk Lipinski, and Code of Silence with Chuck Norris.
Japanese posters include Neon Demon with creepy image of Elle Fanning, Thunderball for the 1974 rerelease, Mad Max depicting Mel Gibson, Teorema showing Silvana Mangano, Swimming Pool featuring Alain Delon and Romy Schneider, Blade Runner for the Ridley Scott sci-fi flick, Bedazzled with fantasy art of Raquel Welch, Black Tights for the Terence Young film, Rogue One teaser showing Felicity Jones, It Follows with creepy art, and Vanishing Point for the car chase cult classic.
Italian offerings include They Call Her One Eye locandina depicting Christina Lindberg, Land Unknown locandina with different art of the dinosaurs, Twitch of the Death locandina with art by Enrico De Seta, Live & Let Die one-sheet with Roger Moore, and Point Blank locandina for the film noir.
French posters are Creature from the Black Lagoon for the 1962 rerelease, Hot Spur with different art by Loris and Roger Boumendil, and Eye of the Monocle with Cerutti art.
Other international examples are Finnish Dead Man’s Eyes with Lon Chaney Jr., Russian Nehez Kesztyuk with cool art of boxers, Danish Thunderball depicting Robert McGinnis art, Australian Great White Way long daybill with art of Anita Stewart, British Red River quad from the 1950s rerelease, South American Rogue One double-sided advance, Lebanese Incredible Hulk with great art of Bill Bixby and Lou Ferrigno, Turkish Poltergeist for the Tobe Hooper film, Thai Rogue One advance with Felicity Jones, and Swedish Devil’s Eye for the Ingmar Bergman movie and My Father’s Mistress depicting Ulla Jacobson.
Three surprising results from the auction that closed on September 12 were Winchester one-sheet for $550, Chinatown one-sheet for $430, and Halloween one-sheet for $400.
eMoviePoster sells over 130,000 items every year and in 2016 they reached 139,112 collectibles sold. Every one of their 1.3 million items they have sold started at $1 with no reserve and no buyer’s premiums. Last year 63% of their auction items sold for $19 or under, and 25,000 auctioned for just $1, $2, $3, or $4 each. Despite their name, they don’t just auction movie posters. They also auction many tens of thousands of vintage stills, lobby cards, as well as signed items, scripts, and all sorts of special posters. They are now taking consignments for their 18th Annual Halloween Auction (until Friday, September 29) and their December Major Auction. Go to their Consign Page to learn about consigning to them for any of their auctions, or go to their Registration Page to sign up and start bidding.