Was the Movie as Good as the Book? - Collecting Literary Movie Poster On May 19th Hollywood will once again try to make a successful book into a successful movie with the widely anticipated release of The DaVinci Code starring Tom Hanks. The book-turned-to-movie formul
rarity," says Burtis. "The literary movie poster is a fun collecting category not only because it can be affordable, but also because you can debate the age-old question – was the movie as good as the book?"
About Joe Burtis:
In 1994 Joe Burtis joined the Motion Picture Arts Gallery as the Director of Client Services. Today, Joe is responsible for all appraisals, exhibitions, and acquisitions at the MPA Gallery. He is also a noted expert in Film Noir posters.
About Motion Picture Arts Gallery:
For over twenty years the Motion Picture Arts Gallery has been the premier movie poster gallery in the New York Metro area. Founded in 1982 by Ira M. Resnick, the Gallery operates on the belief that motion picture art – especially film and movie posters – is timeless and enduring. The Motion Picture Arts Gallery’s collection spans the entire 100 years of cinema with a particular focus in vintage and Film Noir posters. The gallery's new location is in East Rutherford, New Jersey, fifteen minutes from the Lincoln Tunnel and twenty minutes from Newark. The gallery is open Monday through Friday from 11 am to 5 pm, or by appointment. Call (201) 635-1444 or visit www.mpagallery.com for more information.
Interviews with Joe Burtis are encouraged.
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