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The Poseidon Adventure - Movie Posters
The Poseidon Adventure - Movie Posters
Scream Blacula Scream - Pressbook
Here is the campaign book (pressbook) for Scream Blacula Scream (1973). Pressbooks were sent to exhibitors and theater owners to aid them in publicizing the film's run in their theater.
The Harder They Come - Movie Poster
Here is the American one-sheet movie poster for the cult film The Harder They Come (1972), starring Jimmy Cliff. One-sheets measured 27x41 inches, and were the poster style most commonly used in theaters.
Coffy - Movie Poster
Here is the American one-sheet movie poster for the grindhouse favorite, Coffy (1973). One-sheets measured 27x41 inches, and were the poster style most commonly used in theaters.
Foxy Brown - Movie Poster
Here is the American one-sheet movie poster for the grindhouse favorite, Foxy Brown (1974). One-sheets measured 27x41 inches, and were the poster style most commonly used in theaters.


Movie Clip

The Big Doll House (1971) -- (Movie Clip) Open, Long Time Woman The song, credited to Les Baxter sideman Hall Daniels and heard frequently in Quentin Tarantino's Jackie Brown, is performed by Pam Grier, appearing in her first speaking role (as inmate
The Big Doll House (1971) -- (Movie Clip) Green, Scared And Pretty After a lewd body-cavity search on intake at the third-world (unspecified, though shot in the Philippines) women's prison Collier (Judy Brown) meets cellmates Grear, Alcott, Bodine, Ferina and Harrad (Pam Grier, Roberta Collins, Pat Woodell, Gina Stuart and Brooke Mills), in producer Roger Corman's profitable New World Pictures release The Big Doll House, 1971.
Cherry 2000 (1988) — (Movie Clip) Flesh And Blood In 2017, at a club where humans make contracts for sex encounters, Sam (David Andrews), bereft because his prized sex robot wife malfunctioned, is dragged along by his buddies (Marshall Bell, Scott Edmund Lane), approached by grouchy prospect Joan Riddell, and younger Laurence Fishburne officiates a negotiation with Katie Greene, in Cherry 2000, 1988, starring Melanie Griffith.
The Big Doll House (1971) — (Movie Clip) All Men Are Filthy First addict Harrad (Brooke Mills) does a heroin dance, then Sid Haig as low-life Harry (Jerry Franks his sidekick) bartering treats with inmates, extracting nasty compensation from “Grear” (Pam Grier), whom he’s tricked with a letter for Erica (Pat Woodell), Judy Brown and Roberta Collins also in lockup, in Roger Corman’s The Big Doll House, 1971.
Harder They Come, The (1972) -- (Movie Clip) Open, Bus Crash Ivan (Jimmy Cliff, Jamaican-born and raised but by this time a successful UK-based recording artist) is introduced on a bus ride into Kingston in director Perry Henzell's ambitious opening to The Harder They Come, 1972, with Cliff's hit "You Can Get It If You Really Want" as background.
Summer Place, A (1959) -- (Movie Clip) I've Been A Good Girl! Rescued teens Molly (Sandra Dee) and John (Troy Donahue) return from their night stranded on a coastal island, her mother Helen (Constance Ford) assuming they have sinned, in Delmer Daves' A Summer Place, 1959.
Summer Place, A (1959) -- (Movie Clip) Waiting To Be Kissed A version of the giant hit theme song by Max Steiner accompanies Johnny (Troy Donahue), son of the troubled couple that owns the resort, escorting Sandra Dee (as Molly), daughter of the VIP guests, with provocative talk and shots from writer-producer-director Delmer Daves in A Summer Place, 1959, from the novel by Sloan Wilson.
Summer Place, A (1959) -- (Movie Clip) We've Spoiled Two Lives Critical revelations as well-to-do Ken (Richard Egan), visiting the island inn owned by Sylvia (Dorothy McGuire) and her useless boozy husband Bart, steps in to fix the roof and revisit their implied but so-far not confirmed old romance, a big moment in Delmer Davis’ hit melodrama A Summer Place, 1959, also starring Sandra Dee and Troy Donahue.
Our Time (1974) -- (Movie Clip) You'd Never Hurt Me, Would You? Outside the mixer for the neighboring Massachusetts prep schools, we’ve learned that Abby and Michael (Pamela Sue Martin, Parker Stevenson, later partners in TV’s Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries) shared a summer romance, with George O’Hanlon Jr. as pesky Malcolm, in Our Time, 1974.
Our Time (1974) -- (Movie Clip) The Pennington Academy Opening the teen boarding school melodrama from later-prominent director Peter Hyams, Roderick Cook the preachy headmaster, Pamela Sue Martin is Abby late to assembly, Betsy Slade her friend Muffy and Karen Balkin the prissier Laura, in Warner Bros.’ Our Time, 1974, also starring Parker Stevenson.
Monterey Pop (1969) -- (Movie Clip) I've Been Lovin' You Too Long Otis Redding, backed by the barely-seen Booker T And The MG’s (Booker T. Jones, Donald “Duck” Dunn, Al Jackson Jr., Steve Cropper) with his show-stopping performance of the song composed by Redding and Jerry Butler, at the Monterey Pop Festival, in Monterey Pop, 1969.
Harder They Come, The -- (Movie Clip) Pressure Drop Turncoat Jose (Carl Bradshaw) is pursuing his former friend, our hero, Ivan (Jimmy Cliff) through the slums of Kingston, with Toots and the Maytals' "Pressure Drop" in the background in The Harder They Come, 1972.


Foxy Brown (1974) -- Original Trailer From writer-director Jack Hill and Roger Corman's American-International Pictures, promoting the low-budget follow up to Pam Grier's surprise hit Coffy, 1973, the trailer for Foxy Brown, 1974.
Black Mama, White Mama (1972) -- (Movie Clip) Original Trailer Noisy trailer for the low-rent Philippine-shot knock-off of The Defiant Ones, starring Pam Grier and Margaret Markov, from Roger Corman’s American International Pictures and a story co-credited to Jonathan Demme, Black Mama, White Mama, 1972.
That Kind Of Woman (1959) -- Original Trailer Theatrical trailer for the unsuccessful but ambitious racy semi-comedy, starring Sophia Loren, produced by her husband Carlo Ponti, directed by Sidney Lumet, with teen heart-throb Tab Hunter as the leading man, That Kind Of Woman 1959.
Hooper (1978) -- Original Trailer Stunt man turned director Hal Needham directs Burt Reynolds as a living-legend Hollywood stunt man, in Hooper, 1978, co-starring Sally Field.
Marie: A True Story -- (1985) Original Trailer Original Trailer for Marie: A True Story, 1985, directed by Roger Donaldson, starring Sissy Spacek and Jeff Daniels, featuring attorney Fred Thompson, who played himself, in his first acting role.
Greased Lightning (1977) Original Trailer Original trailer for the comedy bio-pic about the first black stock car driver, Richard Pryor as Wendell Scott, with Pam Grier, Cleavon Little and Beau Bridges, in Greased Lightning, 1977.
Life Is Beautiful (1998) -- Original Trailer Original trailer for director, co-writer and Academy Award-winning star Roberto Benigni’s tragic comedy of the Holocaust, Life Is Beautiful, 1998.
Scream, Blacula, Scream - (Original Trailer) A vengeful Voodoo priestess brings the dreaded African vampire back to life in Scream, Blacula, Scream (1973) co-starring Pam Grier.
Gregory's Girl - (Original Trailer) A Scottish schoolboy falls for a girl who wins a place on his school's soccer team in Gregory's Girl (1981).
Few Good Men, A - (Original Trailer) Jack Nicholson and Tom Cruise star in the film version of A Few Good Men (1992) based on the play by Aaron Sorkin.
Color Purple, The - (Original Trailer) Eleven Oscar nominations went to Steven Spielberg's film adaptation of the Alice Walker novel The Color Purple (1985).
Hudsucker Proxy, The - (Original Trailer) Tim Robbins plays a boob put in charge of a large corporation in the Coen Brothers' comedy The Hudsucker Proxy (1994).