Peter Strausfeld

Alphaville

20th Century 1965

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Description

A rare British vintage film poster of the movie Alphaville. Also advertised on the poster is the film The Pier / La Jetée, which was shown with Alphaville at the Academy Cinema One screening.

  • Peter Strausfeld (1910–1980).
  • Style: Academy Cinema.
  • Athos Films Studio.
  • Linen backed.
  • Unframed.

Peter Strausfeld was born in Germany and came to Britain in 1938. During the war he developed a close friendship with George Hoellering, the director of the Academy Cinema in Oxford Street, London. Hoellering did not like the studio-issued film posters, and commissioned Strausfeld to create a series of posters to be pasted up across the London underground network. Strausfeld designed over 300 images over a 30-year period, all of which were printed by hand using his trademark lino-cut technique. Only 200 of each design were ever printed, thereby making them extremely scarce.

Dimensions
Height: 29.92 inches / 76 cm
Width: 40.16 inches / 102 cm
Depth: 0 inches / 0 cm
Condition Report
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Like New

Colors remaining very bright.

Minor restoration to folds.

Minor surface color variation, as this poster was hand-printed.

SKU

CBL7F

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