With the passing yesterday of Julie Adams, who forever preserved a place in monster movie lore as the object of the titular monster’s attention in Creature from the Black Lagoon, I’m looking back at the posters of the three-picture Creature series from the 1950s courtesy of Universal Pictures.
All the posters come from the amazing auction site Heritage Auctions, where they all at one time or another have been up for sale.
Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)
October is here, which means another year of Deep Fried Movies’ 31 Days of Horror. I’ll be posting a genre-related treat each day this month, starting with this Universal Studios-centric collection of Swedish posters from the Golden Age of Horror.
Canadian artist and musician Matt Ryan Tobin fell into the world of design through necessity. Back in 2003 Tobin’s former band Dead and Divine needed t-shirts to sell at shows but didn’t have the money for them to be professionally designed. So Tobin volunteered to create the merch and soon found himself doing the same for other bands. That ultimately evolved into alternative film posters and commissioned work for outfits like Mondo and Odd City.
Since making his directorial debut with What’s Up Tiger Lily in 1966, Woody Allen has helmed an astounding 47 movies. That includes at least one film every year since 1982. With his latest – Cafe Society – out this week in limited release, here’s a look back at Allen’s career through his films’ poster.