The first complete history of illustrated film posters in the UK covers every aspect of design, printing and display from the Victorian era to the arrival of DeskTop Publishing in the 1980s. British Film Posters examins the contribution 'vintage' film posters have made to British popular art of the 20th century.
SIM BRANAGHAN is an information librarian STEPHEN CHIBNALL is Professor of British Cinema at De Montfort University
PART ONE: Print Buying Publicity Departments and Advertising Agencies.- PART TWO: Artists.- PART THREE: Printers.- PART FOUR: 'New York, London, Perivale' National Screen Service Ltd.- PART FIVE: A Commercial History of British Film Posters Part One 1896-1949.- PART SIX: Ealing Studios Art Vs Commerce.- PART SEVEN: Commercial History Part Two 1950 1983.- PART EIGHT: Nasty! Outrageous Artwork and Censorship Scandals.- PART NINE: DTP Decline of the Poster?...1983 and after.- PART TEN: Collecting From a Hobby to a Business.