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I Miss Illustrated Movie Posters

posted by Nell Minow

Illustration expert Leif Peng has a gorgeous blog post about Howard Terpning, the illustrator who created many iconic movie posters, from “Gone With the Wind” to “Doctor Zhivago,” “Cleopatra,” and “The Sound of Music.”  Today movie posters almost always feature photographs of the movie’s stars, and instead of being iconic, they’re just repetitious.  Take a look at Terpning’s work, and enjoy.

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