Metropolis movie poster

Metropolis movie poster

Record Setting Movie Poster Sale

An original Metropolis movie poster for Fritz Lang’s classic 1927 science fiction film has sold for a world record price of $690,000. A US collector bought the art deco sepia colored poster designed by graphic artist Heinz Schulz-Neudamm — one of only four known copies — from London’s Reel Poster Gallery.

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  1. JamesNovember 16, 2005 at 4:23 AMReply

    Metropolis is a terrific film, and its poster is just as impressive. Art deco and SF should never be parted.

  2. ihadNovember 16, 2005 at 1:41 PMReply

    WoW, this is a great poster for a great movie but 690,000? Hefty sum.

  3. Fuad1138November 21, 2005 at 9:00 AMReply

    That is indeed an impressive price.

    Wow, and the question for me is: assuming i had that kind of cash, whoul i have paid that much for it? Being a HUGE “Metropolis” fan, i would probably have done so.

    Sad to say. Heh.

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