AFI Movie posters art sale

Top 100 Movie Posters art sale: In the year 2003, 100 of the Greatest American Film Posters ever made were selected by the American Film Institute and remastered as hand-produced, limited-edition lithographs by Rue Royale Fine Art and Entertainment Galleries. The “Art of the Movies” collection, also termed 100 Years…100 American Movie Poster Classics, was fully licensed most of all authorized by the major film studios, and provided the highest quality, fine art recreations of favorite movie poster classics.

About Film Posters:

The graphics and art work on many posters is of superior quality, reflecting striking designs and recognizable features from the films. “Posters” is a generic term to include a wide variety of sizes and types, including 1, 2, 3, and 6 sheets, half-sheets, inserts, window cards, jumbo window cards, and lobby cards. Classic and Vintage Film Posters and Pictures have become valued collector’s items. At well-known auction houses, such as Sotheby’s and Christie’s and other auction houses, collectible film posters in good to near mint condition can garner anywhere from $500 to $15,000 or more.

AFI Broadcast:

Honoring the 10th anniversary of this award-winning series, a jury of 1,500 film artists, critics and historians determined that CITIZEN KANE remained the greatest movie of all time. The television special AFI’s 100 Years…100 Movies – 10th Anniversary Edition originally aired on CBS on June 20, 2007.

The selected 100 movie posters were re-mastered as hand-produced, limited edition lithographs. They were produced using the same production methods as the original classic movie posters art sale. The edition size chosen for the collection is 9,500 individually numbered copies per poster. Labeled as Art of the Movies.  

100 greatest American Films:

Citizen Kane (1941)

Casablanca (1942) The Godfather (1972) Gone With the Wind (1939)

Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

The Wizard of Oz (1939) The Graduate (1967)

On the Waterfront (1954)

Schindler’s List (1993)

Singin’ in the Rain (1952) It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)

Sunset Boulevard (1950)

The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) Some Like It Hot (1959) Star Wars (1977) All About Eve (1950)
The African Queen (1951) Psycho (1960) Chinatown (1974) One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)
The Grapes of Wrath (1940) 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) The Maltese Falcon (1941) Raging Bull (1980)
E.T. — The Extra-Terrestrial (1982) Dr. Strangelove (1964) Bonnie and Clyde (1967) Apocalypse Now (1979)
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939) The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948) Annie Hall (1977) The Godfather, part II (1974)
High Noon (1952) To Kill A Mockingbird (1962) It Happened One Night (1934) Midnight Cowboy (1969)
The Best Years of Our Lives (1946) Double Indemnity (1944) Doctor Zhivago (1965) North by Northwest (1959)
West Side Story (1961) Rear Window (1954) King Kong (1933) The Birth of a Nation (1915)
A Streetcar Named Desire (1951) A Clockwork Orange (1971) Taxi Driver (1976) Jaws (1975)
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969) The Philadelphia Story (1940) From Here to Eternity (1953)
Amadeus (1984) All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) The Sound of Music (1965) M*A*S*H (1970)
The Third Man (1949) Fantasia (1940) Rebel Without a Cause (1955) Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Vertigo (1958) Tootsie (1982) Stagecoach (1939) Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
The Silence of the Lambs (1991) Network (1976) The Manchurian Candidate (1962) An American in Paris (1951)
Shane (1953) The French Connection (1971) Forrest Gump (1994) Ben-Hur (1959)
Wuthering Heights (1939) The Gold Rush (1925) Dances With Wolves (1990) City Lights (1931)
American Graffiti (1973) Rocky (1976) The Deer Hunter (1978) The Wild Bunch (1969)
Modern Times (1936) Giant (1956) Platoon (1986) Fargo (1996)
Duck Soup (1933) Mutiny on the Bounty (1935) Frankenstein (1931) Easy Rider (1969)
Patton (1970) The Jazz Singer (1927) My Fair Lady (1964) A Place in the Sun (1951)
The Apartment (1960) GoodFellas (1990) Pulp Fiction (1994) The Searchers (1956)
Bringing Up Baby (1938) Unforgiven (1992) Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner (1967)

Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)

 
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