Vintage Movie Posters
Special Collections has 6,000
movie posters mainly from the 1940s and
1950s. Posters from the 100 best movies can now
be viewed online.
Currently on Display
Love Is in the Air
- An Affair to Remember
Robert Q. Lewis,
- "Handsome playboy Nicky Ferrante and beautiful night club singer Terry McKay have a romance
while on a cruise from Europe to New York. Despite being engaged to other people, both agree
to reunite at the top of the Empire State Building in six months. However, an unfortunate accident
keeps Terry from the reunion, and Nicky fears that she has married or does not love him anymore.
Will he discover the truth behind her absence and reunite with his one true love, or has fate and
destiny passed them by?"
- The Romance of Rosy Ridge
(1947, rereleased 1955) starring
- "A love born of violence, and a hate that brought him face to face with his worst enemy: the father of his sweetheart!"
- Roman Holiday
- "A bored and sheltered princess escapes her guardians
and falls in love with an American newsman in Rome."
- The King and I
- "After the death of her husband, Anna Owens moves from England to Siam with her son Louis to
become a teacher for the children of the king of Siam. She finds Siamese customs to be quite
different from English ones, which brings her often in conflict with the king. However, after some
time they find themselves getting along much better."
Filmography links and data courtesy of
The Internet Movie Database.
The Library's movie posters
also paper the walls of the newly
refurbished Paramount Theater at
LIU Brooklyn, thanks, in part, to
the efforts of former LIU president,
Only duplicate copies of Paramount
Pictures movie titles were picked and then placed in secure frames.
Very recently, the rest of the Paramount duplicates were also sent to
be framed. There is also the exciting possibility of movie poster
exhibits animating one of the
rooms. Movie buffs,
please watch for coming attractions.
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