Launch Press Release November 20 2013
Original Film Poster Website Launched in Time for Christmas
Orson & Welles
21st November 2013 – Orson & Welles have launched a new website showcasing the best in original film posters, including the extremely rare, non-Oscar version of the Star Wars UK Quad Style C, a key item for any serious Star Wars collector. Visit www.orsonandwelles.co.uk to view the impressive collection of film posters.
The company specialises in film posters from the 1950s to 1980s, including posters from classics such asBarbarella, The Italian Job and The Thomas Crown Affair. In addition to stocking some of the most sought after styles, Orson & Welles have hand-picked posters from many different nationalities to present the finest, most original artwork available. The posters are truly rare, iconic and highly sought after by collectors and perfect gifts for those hard-to-buy-for people.
“Film posters are no longer the preserve of cinephiles and aficionados, their appeal has spread to many more new, and enthusiastic collectors in recent years”, said Robin Yacoubian, Orson & Welles co-owner. “People now acknowedge them as fine examples of contemporary art, and in general they have proven to make great investments, especially those from Hollywood’s Golden Age, and more recent, bona fide classics. Film posters offer a wonderful insight into the style, tastes and attitude of the time”.