As seen in adverts from the French movie magazine L’Ecran Fantastique, featuring a couple of well-known horror movies as well as some a little more obscure. Our first image is from the excellent A Nightmare on Elm Street franchise – A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors, with poster design by French artist Laurent Melki, who also designed French posters for A Nightmare on Elm Street 4; Blood Feast; 2000 Maniacs; The Last House on the Left; Night of the Living Dead; Day of the Dead; Videodrome and Creepshow among many others.
Next up is an advert showing the poster for House designed by artist and writer Bill Morrison, who later worked on The Simpsons and created The Beatles – The Yellow Submarine Graphic Novel. You can see his signature on the side of the doorbell, but thanks to Cameraviscera I was able to get additional info.
Next is an advert featuring the poster for The Supernaturals, a zombie film starring actress Nichelle Nichols, famous for her role as Lieutenant Nyota Uhura in the Star Trek franchise. I can’t find any information on the name of the artist for this poster.
Next up is an advert for the French poster for the cult comedy horror shocker Street Trash. Artist unknown.
Next is an advert for the poster of the film Blood Sisters. Artist unknown.
Finally, we present an advert for I. Media video cassettes, featuring some popular titles available at the time to purchase via mail order.
TVTA is pleased to present a selection of Japanese horror film posters as featured in the pages of L’Ecran Fantastique from 1986. Featuring the actor Peter Cushing in various Frankenstein pictures from the British Hammer Film Productions Ltd., plus Christopher Lee, Barbara Steele and Vincent Price appearing elsewhere.
Thanks for looking 🙂
Coming soon, more from the pages of French movie magazine L’Ecran Fantastique with a look at some classic (and not so classic) 1980s horror and sci-fi films!
Cover. Godzilla VS. King Ghidorah 1991 Movie Program. Japan.
This Japanese movie programme for the 1991 film Godzilla vs King Ghidorah is a most welcome addition to the TVTA archives. The attractive programme features stills and background on the production of the Kazuki Ōmori / Toho Studios film, as well as advertising for some of the cool toys and merchandise related to the release.
Enjoy the selected scans 🙂
Toys and merchandise
Godzilla VS. King Ghidorah toys by Bandai.
Godzilla VS. King Ghidorah toys by Bandai.
Encyclopedia of Godzilla.
Godzilla 1992 Calendar.
The Art of Godzilla.
Max Factory Custom Craft Godzilla models.
Advert from Godzilla VS. King Ghidorah 1991 Movie Program. Japan.
Welcome to the 2nd and last part of TVTA’s mini-series in which we feature cinema stars of 1930s Classical Hollywood, plus beauty and fashion culture – all courtesy of British film entertainment magazines The Picturegoer Weekly and Film Pictorial.
The images you are about to see are almost 90 years old! And have been carefully scanned by TVTA from their original publications to delight modern readers. Part One can be found here
PictureGoer N° 50, Vol 1, May 7, 1932. Cover: Helen Hayes.
Film Pictorial Vol IV, No 98, Jan 6, 1934. Cover: Miriam Hopkins.
Film Pictorial Vol No 14, May 28, 1932. Cover: Marian Marsh.
Film Pictorial Vol No 13, May 21, 1932. Cover: Nancy Carroll.
Peggy Shannon. Film Pictorial. 1934.
Peg’s Paper – Tallulah Bankhead fashion patterns. 1932.
Film Pictorial Vol 1 N°25. Aug 13. 1932. Belle Chrystall.
The Picturegoer Weekly. N°81. Vol. 2. Dec 10 1932. Miriam Hopkins.
Welcome to a new mini-series from TVTA in which we feature cinema stars of 1930s Classical Hollywood, plus beauty and fashion culture, all courtesy of British film entertainment magazines The Picturegoer Weekly and Film Pictorial.
The images you are about to see are almost 90 years old! And have been carefully scanned by TVTA from their original publications to delight modern cinema lovers.
Film Pictorial Vol 1 N°25. Aug 13. 1932. Greta Garbo.
The Picturegoer Weekly. 1932. Warner Baxter.
The Picturegoer Weekly. 1932. Barbara Stanwyck.
Film Pictorial. 1932. Gene Gerrard.
Film Pictorial. 1932. John Barrymore.
The Picturegoer Weekly. 1932. Love is a Racket
The Picturegoer Weekly. 1932. Jeanette MacDonald.
The Picturegoer Weekly. 1932. Betty Stockfeld.
The Picturegoer Weekly. 1932. Tallulah Bankhead.
Film Pictorial. 1932. Bright and Breezy.
The Picturegoer Weekly. 1932.
Film Pictorial. 1932. Laurel and Hardy.
Film Pictorial. 1932. Radio Studios girls.
Not much change afoot in 90 years
The content of these two journals is not much different than today’s comparable versions covering the entertainment side of movies; with articles and photos of celebrated film stars, Hollywood gossip and rumours, and adverts aimed at the fashion and beauty markets.