My Movie Poster Collection: Quads and Sods

As well as owning almost 2,000 VHS tapes, I also have a small number of movie posters that I have been steadily accumulating over the years. I mainly collect UK quads and Silkscreen prints but i’m also quite partial to the US one sheets and Belgium movie posters, the latter seem to be gaining a bit of a reputation at movie fares for their obscure artwork and print.

UK Quads;
My Movie Poster Collection - Quads and Sods

The Wrestler is signed by Mickey Rourke and was given to me by FHM and Empire magazine contributor, Olly Richards (aka @olly_richards on Twitter).

Silkscreen Prints;

Belgian Posters;

US One Sheets;

Other Posters;

The (European) Evil Dead poster is twice the size of a standard UK quad, it’s huge, whereas The Go-Kids poster is 1/3 the size of a quad. That particular poster may have been up in a rental store at some point.

The Viva VHS poster in the ‘Other’ set was sent to me my Scarecrow Video in Seattle. I purchased the Race With the Devil one sheet and they packaged it up for me, when I got home (back to the UK) I found it tucked away inside. It’s just another reason why that store is the greatest on earth, bar none.

I also own a 10 foot cinema standee of Cirque Du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant, it was given to me by a friend. Added to that I also have various mini-quads which aren’t really worth adding on here. These include Shaun of the Dead, Collateral, The Terminal, Elizabethtown, Win a Date With Ted Hamilton and various others.

You wouldn’t believe the amount of movie related stuff i’ve gathered over the years, anyone for a Frog prop from Magnolia?

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4 thoughts on “My Movie Poster Collection: Quads and Sods

  1. Edward

    I have a huge collection of posters from the 80,s and 90’s and 2000. I also have a VHS collection and want to know if any is worth anything?

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    1. Viva VHS Post author

      Hi,

      I’d certainly be interested to know which posters/tapes you had, and if you weren’t willing to part, at least I could shed some light on worth (where I can).

      Dale

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  2. bob

    I have promos from the 1984-1994 era – several hundred posters, rolled and folded and other memorabilia such as sweatshirts, t-shirts, plus other clothing and non-clothing promo items. I have most on EXCEL lists which I would be glad to pass on. My wife and I are retired and must downsize, therefore, all are for sale. The lists may not be 100% accurate, but within 95%.

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    1. Viva VHS Post author

      Hello!

      Firstly, thank you so much for getting in touch, nice to see the site still reaches out.

      I would be extremely interested in anything you may have that is either video related or even better, video store related. Please send anything you have over to [email protected]

      I’ll look forward to it!!

      Dale

      Reply

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