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Horror in Surrey: Ewbank’s Cinema Poster Collection

Horror comes to Surrey with a Cinema Poster collection at Ewbank’s on May 5th. The Cinema Poster Collection auction will offer a series of rare and colourful British posters for horror films including titles from the Hammer Dracula series starring Christopher Lee, among others. From Hammer horror Dracula classics starring Christopher Lee to kitsch 1950s B movies, the market for film posters is booming, say Ewbank’s, whose May 5th Cinema Poster Collection auction is packed...

Classic Movie Posters Clean Up for Ewbank’s

Ewbank’s Auctions’ July 23rd Vintage Posters auction showed the popularity of kitsch classics with a top price of £12,000 for a poster for the 1956 B-Movie classic from MGM, Forbidden Planet. The 30 x 40 inch British Quad film poster features the first release of the iconic “Robby the Robot” artwork and had been consigned from a private collection. Ewbank’s specialist Alastair McCrea knew it would do well and had given it an estimate of...

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