04. King Creole

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04. King Creole

Postby Colin B » Tue Nov 07, 2017 1:49 pm

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Re: King Creole

Postby Rickeap » Wed Nov 08, 2017 9:52 am

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Re: King Creole

Postby Colin B » Wed Nov 08, 2017 11:30 am

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Re: King Creole

Postby Private Presley » Wed Nov 08, 2017 1:16 pm

American Posters

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King Creole Insert

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King Creole Half Sheet A

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King Creole Half Sheet

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King Creole 1 Sheet

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King Creole 3 Sheet

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King Creole 6 Sheet

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Insert: (14" X 36") Printed on card stock paper, these posters were used in conjunction with One Sheets to promote a film. The artwork is usually done in a mix of photographic and artwork style as opposed to the all artwork One Sheet. These cards were often folded in thirds, and are very popular among collectors.

Half Sheet or Display: (22" X 28") Printed on card stock paper, the studios often printed two styles of this size. One style would be identical to the Title Lobby Card. These posters were often a photographic and artwork combination and were displayed in the lobby of the theater. They were pictured in the pressbooks and called “Displays,” whereas the collectors have taken to calling them Half Sheets, as they are half the size of a One Sheet.

One Sheet: (27" X 41") This size is most recognizable as the standard movie poster and the size most popular among collectors. These posters were printed on a thin paper stock and were usually displayed in front of the theater or in the lobby. Almost always implemented by studio hired artists and illustrators, they would give a bold display of title, credits, and outstanding illustrations of star portraits or a graphic depiction of the film's story line. The studios often printed several different styles of posters for one film, among which might include a “Teaser” or “Advance,” to be issued prior to the release of the film to attract potential audience attention. This size became popular in the early 1900s, and remained so until the size was shortened around 1985 to the typical 27" X 40." The One Sheet prior to 1980 was almost always found folded in eighths with one vertical fold and two horizontal folds, and after 1980 were sent to theaters rolled.

Three Sheet: (41" X 81") Printed on a thin paper stock, these posters were intended to normally be posted outside of the theater. They were printed in two or three pieces in which the artwork had to be aligned at the time of display. For the bigger release films there would sometimes be two different style Three Sheets printed. In the early 1970s studios began to produce Three Sheets in one piece and by the early 1980s had phased out the printing of this size poster altogether. The larger posters were printed in far fewer quantities than the one sheet and are more rare than the smaller posters.

Six Sheet: (81" X 81") Printed on thin paper stock in four different pieces, these posters were displayed outdoors as a small billboard. They were to be put together and aligned upon display and often featured artwork altogether different than the other posters. They were named Six Sheets as they are the size of six One Sheets put together. These posters were sent to theaters folded and were often displayed using wallpaper glue, rendering them unusable for future use. These posters were printed in far fewer numbers than almost any of the other posters and due to the display and use, far fewer of these posters have survived. Often, due to the large size, these posters are very impressive works of art.

Lobby Card: (11" X 14") Printed in sets of eight on card stock paper for display in theater lobbies. The Title Lobby Card showed the production credits and poster artwork. The other seven cards were scenes from the film. These cards were usually produced in full color and have become a very desirable collectible.
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Re: King Creole

Postby Private Presley » Wed Nov 08, 2017 1:54 pm

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A movie poster from Belgium
King Creole is translated into both French (Le Roi Creole) and Dutch (De Kreoolkoning) to accommodate the various Belgian audiences.
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Re: King Creole

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Re: King Creole

Postby TonyS » Thu Nov 09, 2017 3:09 pm

My latest Elvis movie autograph.
Jan Shepard from King Creole and Paradise Hawaiian Style.
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Re: King Creole

Postby Suspicious Minds » Fri Nov 10, 2017 12:24 am

King Creole French posters

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King Creole French lobby cards

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Postby Suspicious Minds » Sun Nov 12, 2017 10:53 pm

King Creole US lobby cards

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Postby Suspicious Minds » Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:05 pm

King Creole German poster

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King Creole German film program ad

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King Creole German lobby cards

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Postby Suspicious Minds » Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:14 pm

King Creole UK quad poster

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King Creole UK lobby cards

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Postby Suspicious Minds » Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:29 pm

King Creole Italian posters

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King Creole Spanish poster

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Re: 04. King Creole

Postby Suspicious Minds » Sat Nov 18, 2017 1:18 pm

King Creole 'Paramount Showmanship Manual'

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Re: 04. King Creole

Postby Suspicious Minds » Sun Nov 19, 2017 3:55 am

King Creole advertisement poster

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