Look For the Silver Linings…

If you need a visual to differentiate today’s movie posters with one-sheets from the 1940s, then look no further than last year’s Oscar darling, Silver Linings Playbook, compared with the Boris Grinsson-designed French poster for Look For the Silver Lining (1949)…

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Vive Sara Montiel!

It has not been a good week for high-profile women as we’ve already lost Margaret Thatcher and Annette Funicello — and it’s only Tuesday.

And now comes word that Sara Montiel, the Spanish actress of Vera Cruz and other English language films, has died at the age of 85. In terms of crossing over to the Hollywood mainstream, Ms. Montiel was before her time — however, as you can see below, her attractive portfolio of movie posters are timeless! (Tango art by Harfort (top left), Carmen by O’Kley (top middle) and Mac Gomez (top right), and La Belle De Mexico by Constantin Belinsky.) (DHD)

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Let’s Get Invisible!

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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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FilmPoster Blitz!

If you’re in the market for some super stylish film noir posters from Germany, then check out Helmut Hamm’s FilmPoster.net sale on eBay.de! (MOPO)

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Jackie Robinson Steals Home

With Spring Training starting up this week, baseball season is sliding down upon us — so here’s the new Jackie Robinson Story one-sheet that just came out (titled 42). Let’s see how it stands up to the original…(IMP / FilmPosters)

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Dead On Again!

It appears that the one-sheet for the 1991 thriller, Dead Again, may have had a previous life as a 1960’s French poster…

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The Most Pinteresting Movie Posters in the World…

If you’re into the social networking thing…Meansheets is now on Pinterest! Look for the P icon on sidebar at right (the t is for Tumblr). (Pinterest)

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