A Lovecraftian poster for an odd 1960s mermaid thriller starring Dennis Hopper with a freaky cameo appearance by Marjorie Cameron, the bohemian witch of Los Angeles.
This is a sampling from a private collection of rare, massive 40” x 60” posters that were printed on cardstock for drive-In movie theaters.
An American distributor purchased a historical film and repackaged it as a Nazisploitation thrill; the fact that the movie was years old at this point was sold to the audience as the film having been “censored until now!”
A towel-clad Brigitte Bardot stuns in this incredible 1961 Pop Art poster.
A giant poster advertising a 1966 Hammer double-feature where theatregoers would get their own Rasputin beard!
After stabbing her mother’s boyfriend, a teenager escapes from reform school amid a barrage of attempted rape and lesbianism.
A psychedelic graphic for a 1971 camp film marketed as druggy horror to capitalize on the Charles Manson trials.
This 1963 poster lured theater goers over to listen to the whispering of a rocky-skinned slime monster.
Vincent Price narrates this “travel documentary” exploring bizarre cultural practices.
Hammer horror classic with the busty Ingrid Pitt as Carmilla, the original prototype of the lesbian vampire.
An Italian dramatic film released in the United States with a decidedly sexy marketing campaign.
Mario Bava directed this 1964 film that created the template for the “body count” slasher films of the 1980s.
In 1967, the first Argentinian vampire film offers viewers a unique experience called “Erotomania!”
The dismembered hand of an astronaut possessed by an evil alien intelligence goes on a killing spree. Luckily a hungry cat saves everyone at the end. Burt Reynolds screen tested twice for this film and was turned down both times.
Deranged: The confessions of a Necrophile is loosely based on serial killer Ed Gein and features a man using corpses for various aspects of home décor.
H.P. Lovecraft presented with the patina of 1960s cinema.
A hallucinogen-paranoid tale of espionage and psychedelic “acting.”