Howdy, pardner! Step back in time, saddle up and head west!
By Mike Jackson
Posted on Sunday, August 20th, 2023
movie genre of the time and dominated the big screens. Dynamic posters, usually illustrated and hand lettered, became the norm. They teased the viewers with action-packed scenes and often stylized portraits.
Most of the movie titles and headlines were rugged, yet colorful and legible. The posters, when viewed as a whole, are powerful, expressive and exciting. I’ve always found them to be fun to both view and study.
Vintage movie posters of the ’40s, ’50s and ’60s often packed powerful punches of both color and expressive lettering. Westerns were