The superb posters in this book present the full range of images -- from stark to sizzling -- that enticed international cinema audiences in the 1950s. Faced with the new challenge of television, studios conjured up a host of new attractions: Cinemascope, Vista-Vision and 3D, the curves of Marilyn Monroe in The Seven Year Itch and Some Like It Hot and the moody figure of James Dean in Rebel Without a Cause. And then there was the elegant Cary Grant, at his peak in films like To Catch a Thief and North by Northwest. The "New ...

Film Posters of the 50s 2003, Overlook Books

ISBN-13: 9781585674527

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Film Posters of the 50's 2001, Overlook Books

ISBN-13: 9781585670659

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