Like his contemporaries, René Ferraci and Jouineau Bourduge, Michel Landi came into prominence in the French movie poster world in the mid-1960s, just as photography and offset printing was supplanting traditional illustration.
Undoubtedly most known for his iconic poster of the 1968 Steve McQueen classic, Bullitt, Landi also pumped out a fleet of other popular designs for many of the era’s most memorable films.
What’s it all about, Alfie? It’s hard to believe that at one point in time Michael Caine was a heartthrob on par to this generation’s Jude Law. Not that he’s not an incredibly charming, attractive, accomplished guy — but I guess I just can’t get those images of him from Blame It On Rio or Hannah And Her Sisters out of my head.