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Wednesday, August 09, 2006

Cinema Poster Art

Swedish film posters.


6 Comments:

Blogger michaelE said...

Always love vintage film posters! Was especially drawn to "Halvblod" which is originally titled "Where East is East". This 1929 film is where Tod Browning left the silents. And, you thought it was most notable for having Wong Wing as the character Ming!

11:17 AM  
Blogger jtk said...

Wong Wing was Ming, I forgot about that! I also forgot to identify the Norma Shearer poster as the film Riptide, and the Ken Maynard poster as the film Sons of the Saddle.

8:51 AM  
Blogger Mariana said...

I love the Norma Shearer and the Lupe Yelez posters! The Yelez poster is especially striking.

2:42 PM  
Blogger jtk said...

They're my two favorites of the bunch too. The Halvblod/Where East Is East poster is pretty impressive. It's interesting that Lon Chaney isnt featured anywhere on the poster, and his name is listed at the below Lupe and Estelle's name.

5:32 PM  
Blogger Scott Lord said...

Tacka so myket!

I have a very long webpage on Swedish Film with many Swedish Film posters.

When you have time, I would be very glad if you could skim it.

http://www.geocities.com/lord02141/scottlord4.html


http://www.geocities.com/lord02141/scottlord5.html

Thank you

The section on Swedish Silent Film is:

http://www.geocities.com/lord02141/scottlord12.html

http://www.geocities.com/lord02141/scottlord23.html

6:09 PM  
Blogger jtk said...

Hi Scott,

Thanks for stopping by, and for the link to your very nice website.

7:04 PM  

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