Sex, drugs, delinquency, Black Power, and rock 'n' roll--these are just a few of the themes that have inspired B-movie makers over the past 80 years. The posters created to promote these movies are fantastic period pieces that evoke all the taboos of bygone eras. Before the Hayes Code of 1934, Hollywood had few inhibitions: the poster for "Girl Without a Room," for example, left little doubt as to how the young woman would find accommodation. In the 50s, Beats and juvenile delinquents attracted teens to the drive-ins; in ...

Exploitation Poster Art 2005, Aurum Press, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781845130992

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