Dawn of the Dead

1978 US 1-sheet 27x41" (69x104cm)

Artist: Powers, Lanny

Grade: Very Fine to Near Mint



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Poster title: Dawn of the Dead

Artist: Powers, Lanny

Poster Year: 1978

Poster Origin: US

Size: 1-sheet  27x41"  (69x104cm)

Style: green title style

Film title: Dawn of the Dead

Film Year: 1978

Film Origin: Italy | USA

Film Directors: George A. Romero

Film Actors: David EmgeKen ForeeScott H. ReinigerGaylen Ross

Film Genres: Drama| Horror

Film Plot: Following an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia S.W.A.T. team members, a traffic reporter, and his television executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall.

Categories: Bold ColorsCultMid-Century ModernFilm

Keywords: 1970sDesigngreenheadmodernpurplezombie

Grade: C8-C9  Very Fine to Near Mint. Folded, single-sided. Unused, only the smallest cross fold separations hold this poster back from being graded higher.

Framing: List prices are for posters only. Please inquire to discuss framing options.

Price: $1,200

The rarity of this ‘green title” Dawn of the Dead poster cannot be understated! It was only ten years since Romero’s breakthrough Night of the Living Dead and zombies hadn’t achieved the cultural importance they enjoy today! It was assumed his follow-up would only appeal to hard core fans and teenager so the first release was targeted at drive-in theaters (remember those?) with this ‘green title’ poster. Not surprisingly, Romero’s film defied expectations and became a midnight movie hit! They re-designed the poster with a ‘red title’ and released the movie wide, perhaps with a bit of irony, to suburban shopping malls around the country! Lanny Powers amazing art works regardless of title color, but there is somethind special about this ‘green title’ version and it always ranks among the top collected posters for this important film.


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