The very first poster for a particular movie, in lieu of a “magic lantern demonstrate”

Based on an illustration by Marcellin Auzolle to advertise the displaying in the Lumiere Brothers movie L’Arroseur arrosé at the Grand Café in Paris on December 26, 1895.Initially, movie posters were produced to the exclusive use with the theaters exhibiting the movie the poster was produced for, and have been needed to be returned to the distributor once the film … Read more