Do The Right Thing 1989 27x41 linen backed Spike Lee Danny Aiello
Do the Right Thing-director Spike Lee's 1989 NYC area race relations drama starring Danny Aiello-Ossie Davis-Ruby Dee-Spike Lee-John Turturro-John Savage-Samuel L. Jackson-Rosie Perez.
An original, linen backed, theatrical release one sheet-26.75"x40" but has not been trimmed. The poster is in good condition but has fine surface paper loss on parts of some fold lines typical of high-gloss posters of the period. There are some scuffs in the background near to the folds. It has a tiny area to the right of the girl laying down that is lifting from the linen. There are scuffs in the bottom right area. Overall, the poster was in good condition prior to linenbacking. It was pretty well backed, but you can see signs of the above defects and the restoration of the above defects. Our watermark is on the image only and not the poster. It will be shipped rolled in a tube.
The Defiant Ones-director Stanley Kramer's 1958 prison escape race relations thriller with Tony Curtis-Sidney Poitier-Theodore Mikel-Charles McGraw-Lon Chaney Jr-King Donovan-Cara Williams. Poster artwork by Gustav Rehberger.
Side Note: The Defiant Ones is recognized by, and on display at, the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) in Washington, DC. We took pictures of the window card on display and of the information posted for it both of which can be seen below.
This originally folded, theatrical release Style B half sheet measures 22"x28" and is in good condition. It has been stored flat and will be shipped rolled in a tube. Our watermark is on the image only and not the poster.
Watch the trailer for the film below.
Odds Against Tomorrow-Harry Belafonte-Robert Ryan-Shelley Winters-Ed Begley-1959
Odds Against Tomorrow-director Robert Wise classic bank robbery and race relations thriller starring Harry Belafonte-Robert Ryan-Shelley Winters-Gloria Grahame-Ed Begley-Will Kuluva. The first film noir to star a black actor, Harry Belafonte.
This originally folded, theatrical release one sheet from 1959 measures 27"x41" and is in fair to good condition. There is discoloration scattered in some areas of the poster from exposure to moisture. There are several significant areas of separation along parts of some of the foldlines some of which have been touched up with marker. Our watermark appears on the image only and not the poster.
Virgin Island-director Pat Jackson's 1958 English tropical romance drama starring John Cassavetes-Virginia Maskell-Ruby Dee-Sidney Poitier.
This is a "country of origin" poster for this English film and it measures 27" x 39.75". It is in fair condition as there is a huge, jagged tear from the left edge extending past the center crossfold. It was once repaired with tape from the back. The poster is fragile and is a candidate for linen backing. Our watermark is on the image only and not the poster.
Watch the entire film below.
A Raisin In The Sun-Sidney Poitier-Ruby Dee-Louis Gossett-1961-27x41
A Raisin in the Sun-director Daniel Petrie's 1961 African American family relationship drama based on the screenplay by Lorraine Hansberry. With Sidney Poitier-Claudia McNeil-Ruby Dee-Louis Gossett-Ivan Dixon-Diana Sands.
This originally folded, theatrical release one sheet measures 27"x41". There is slight discoloration scattered in some areas of the poster from exposure to moisture. Our watermark is on the image only and not the poster.
Edge Of The City 1956 41x81 Saul Bass John Cassavetes Sidney Poitier Ruby Dee
Edge of the City, director Martin Ritt's race relations suspense thriller starring John Cassavetes, Sidney Poitier, Rudy Dee, Jack Warden and Kathleen Maguire. Poster artwork by Saul Bass.
This three sheet poster, 41"x81", is printed in three sections designed to overlap. It is in fair to good condition. The poster is fragile. There are some creases and several tears along the foldlines that were on the outside when the poster was fully folded. There are some creases, smudges, and tiny tears on the other foldlines, and some tiny paper loss at some crossfolds.
Uptight!, director Jules Dassin's update of the classic Irish novel "The Informer" by Liam O'Flaherty but made as a black race relations drama. Starring Ruby Dee, Raymond St. Jacques, Frank Silvera, Roscoe Lee Browne, and Julian Mayfield. eArtFilm movie posters.
The poster is in good condition but was originally folded resulting in heavy fold and border wear. It has also darkened with age. It has been stored flat for some time so will be shipped rolled in a tube.
Watch a clip from Uptight below.
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