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Clue / one sheet / USA

17.05.11

Poster Poster
Title
Clue
AKA
Signori, il delitto è servito [Gentlemen, the crime is served] (Italy)
Year of Film
1985
Director
Jonathan Lynn
Starring
Tim Curry, Eileen Brennan, Lesley Ann Warren, Michael McKean, Christopher Lloyd, Madeline Kahn, Martin Mull
Origin of Film
USA
Genre(s) of Film
Tim Curry, Eileen Brennan, Lesley Ann Warren, Michael McKean, Christopher Lloyd, Madeline Kahn, Martin Mull,
Type of Poster
One sheet
Style of Poster
--
Origin of Poster
USA
Year of Poster
1985
Designer
Spiros Angelikas
Artist
--
Size (inches)
27" x 41 1/16"
SS or DS
SS
NSS #
--
Tagline
It's not just a game anymore.

Stop Making Sense / one sheet / USA

05.10.11

Poster Poster
Title
Stop Making Sense
AKA
--
Year of Film
1984
Director
Jonathan Demme
Starring
David Byrne, Bernie Worrell, Alex Weir, Steven Scales, Lynn Mabry, Ednah Holt, Tina Weymouth, Jerry Harrison, Chris Frantz
Origin of Film
USA
Genre(s) of Film
David Byrne, Bernie Worrell, Alex Weir, Steven Scales, Lynn Mabry, Ednah Holt, Tina Weymouth, Jerry Harrison, Chris Frantz,
Type of Poster
One sheet
Style of Poster
--
Origin of Poster
USA
Year of Poster
1984
Designer
Type by Pablo Ferro
Artist
Photography by Adelle Lutz
Size (inches)
27 1/16" x 41"
SS or DS
SS
NSS #
--
Tagline
--

An iconic image depicting David Byrne (Talking Heads) in his ‘big suit’, from Stop Making Sense, a¬†documentary that is considered among the best live concert films ever released. Filmed over three nights by Jonathan Demme (Silence of the Lambs) it was the first film of its type to employ digital audio recording and is also unique in that it shows minimal footage of the audience, instead focusing on Byrne and the rest of the band as they join him on stage and build towards the crescendo at the end of the film.

It’s a simple but striking poster with what appears to be hand drawn type for the logo and credit block (if it’s actually a typeface I’ll happily stand corrected).

Update – as per John’s comment below, it’s likely that the text was done by graphic designer Pablo Ferro since it appears in the title sequence and is the same one seen in a number of his other works. Someone has even made a typeface called Pablo Skinny.

The photograph is by Adelle Lutz.

Here’s the (poor quality) original trailer.