Lotta Lincolns!

Honest Abe would be rolling over in his grave if he knew that this John Wilkes Booth-inspired poster for Birth of A Nation (left) recently sold for over $48,000…(HA)

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The Meansheets Poster Shop is Open!

It’s spring cleaning time — so if you’ve got the wall space, Meansheets has got the movie posters! (etsy)

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Remember Your Heritage…

Wanna get your poster kicks? Another one of Heritage Auctions’ Vintage Movie Poster Signature Auctions takes place in Dallas this weekend, March 23-24…(Heritage)

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EMoviePoster Goes Mini/Major!

The three-part EMoviePoster Mini/Major Sale gets started Sunday, 2/24, and runs through 3/5 — so I’m sure there will be some vintage deals steals to be had!

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Banner Up!

Notice anything different today about the Meansheets? Okay, I know it’s not a major renovation, but the old aptly-named Kubrick default WordPress theme was causing some linkage issues — so I updated to the newer, sleeker, more modern Twenty Eleven theme…so now I’m only two years behind the curve!

However, I figured that since this blog celebrates vintage posters, there’s certainly no rush to be timely!

Out with the old…
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And in with the new…
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And in honor of Mr. Kubrick…
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More Horror!

too much horror business the kirk hammett collectionI’m not much of a horror movie fan, but I finally got a chance this weekend to look at Kirk Hammett of Metallica’s movie poster/memorabilia book, Too Much Horror Business — and was mesmerized by his scary pre-1940′s collection.

There’s also a revealing interview with Hammett, in which he details his poster collecting habits and how he has avoided the “celebrity tax” by hiring a fellow collector to do his bidding for him. (AllPosterForum)

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The World of Movie Posters

EMoviePoster’s latest “World of Movie Posters” auction ends today on Tuesday — and there’s a particularly good batch of Polish posters, including these Hollywood classics from the artist, Andrzej Pagowski, who studied under the great Waldemar Swierzy.

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When Monsters Met Maidens…

From December 14-18, 2012, The Swann Auction Galleries presents Monsters and Maidens: A Film Poster Collection, featuring some of the darnedest damsels in distress designs that any movie poster lover has seen, including works by (clockwise from top left): Roger Soubie, Boris Grinsson, Alfredo Capitani, and Anselmo Ballester. (MOPO)

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Profiles In History Presents James Bond…

Just in time for Christmas, Profiles In History, the movie memorabilia auction house made famous by Syfy’s Hollywood Treasure TV show led by auctioneer-extraordinaire, Joe Maddalena, will be auctioning off some of 007′s most rare and expensive on-screen film treasures this weekend, December 15-16, 2012.