La Grande Illusion: Vintage French Movie Posters

La Grande Illusion, c.1946
artist: Bernard Lancy


These reproductions are from expired auction listings at ha.com. The dates range from 1927 to 1981 with many posters from the 1940s.





Fantômas, 1932
artist unknown








Fantômas, 1947
artist: Jacques Fourastie







The Lodger, 1944
artist: Roger Jacquier Rojac







The Killers, 1964
artist: Guy Gérard Noël








Beauty and the Beast, 1946
artist: Jean-Denis Malclès







Eyes Without a Face, 1960
artist: Jean Mascii







Eyes Without a Face, 1960
artist: Jean Mascii







Earth Versus the Flying Saucers, 1956
artist: Georges Kerfyser







Godzilla, 1956
artist: A. Poucel








Wages of Fear, 1953
artist: Rene Ferracci







The Maltese Falcon, 1941
artist unknown







The Big Sleep, 1946
artist: Vincent Cristellys







Casablanca, 1940s
artist: Pierre Pigeot







Notorious, 1946
artist: Pierre Segogne







Scarlett Empress, 1934
artist: Roger Vacher







The Birds, 1963
artist: Boris Grinsson







The Stranger, 1945
artist: Clement Hurel







The Mysterious Rider, 1927







The Mysterious Island, 1929







Bird of Paradise, 1932
artist: Bernard Lancy







The Big Clock, 1948
artist: Boris Grisson







Miracle in Milan, 1951
artist: Boris Grinsson







Six in Paris, 1965
artist: Folon




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Stalker, 1981
artist: Folon







The Holy Mountain, 1973


Previously: The Holy Mountain of Contemporary Polish Posters






This post first appeared on April 24, 2014 on 50 Watts