North American Auction Company
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Last Chance April 2023 Passed Lots Offering

Mon, Apr 24, 2023 02:00AM EDT - Fri, Apr 28, 2023 03:00PM EDT
Lot 12

Large Original "Racing Fever" Movie Poster, 1964

Estimate: $250 - $500

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$25 $5
$50 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,500 $250
$5,500 $500
$10,000 $1,000
Offered in this lot is a Rare Original Theatre Lobby Movie Poster, "Racing Fever", 1964. This large poster would have been used in theatre lobbys to advertise this movie. This 40" x 60" poster is in colour. 40" x 60" posters are the rarest size of movie poster advertising, the cost to acquire one for your theater was as much as 20 times the amount as a standard movie poster. These 40" x 60" posters are printed in infinitely higher resolution than standard movie posters- by any measure, these are the ultimate vintage high quality, fine art print versions of any movie advertisement. Poster is identified at the bottom with a 1964 copyright from Allied Artists, "property of National Screen Service Corp., licensed for display only in connection with the exhibition of this picture at your theatre. Please pack and return immediately after the close of the curent weeks show." Director William Grefé is best known for his work in the exploitation field, movies that tries to succeed financially by exploiting current trends, niche genres, generally low-quality "B" movies. This theatre lobby poster is in good condition overall, fraying exhibited along poster edges, puncture is located in the center of the upper quarter section is noted. Tear noted at center of upper border, no other obvious marring noted. Measures 40"W x 60"L