Lobby cards defined in-theater promotion for decades. These colorful 11 X 14 marketing tools typically integrated stills from movies into a hyper-reality created by talented graphic artists. Among the most prized by collectors and nostalgia buffs are those created in Mexico. Vibrant, colorful and OVER over-the-top, these artifacts of a bygone era still leap off the screen today. Scroll through the gallery below and then check out the comments section for resource links for even more in-depth information.
KING KONG (1933)
SNOW WHITE & THE SEVEN DWARVES (1937)
THE BIRDS (1963)
ALICE, SWEET ALICE (1976)
THE PHANTOM FROM 10,000 LEAGUES (1955)
FOXY BROWN (1974)
THE DEVIL’S HAND (1962)
INVASION OF ASTRO MONSTER (1965)
EL DOCTOR DEMONIO (1962)
LA ISLA DE LA MUERTE (1967)
CHUCHO EL REMENDADO (1952)
EL FANTASMA DE LA OPERETA (1960)
POLICIAS Y LADRONES (1956)
LA MARCA DEL ZORRILLO (1950)
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