Wall-sized Copies of Classic PosterBy Mark Chervenka
Wall-sized Copies of Classic Poster
Reproductions of a classic 1933 King Kong movie poster are now available in a 29″ x 84″ format. Most reproduction posters, regardless of subject, have generally been much smaller, usually 22″ x 28″ which is a standard paper size.
The large, new full-color posters are the same size as an original King Kong poster which brought $70,000 at auction. Although the $375 price of a new King Kong poster is relatively expensive for reproductions, the price is obviously a fraction of the original.
The great majority of original posters made during the 1930s were lithographed; modern copies are printed on a color press which leaves a regular series of dots.