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A new book looks at the golden age of international movie marketing
By CHRIS WANGLER  |  August 1, 2008


Since photography took the place of artwork in the 1970s, poster design has become more and more about the size of the stars’ names and faces, the so-called “curse of the floating heads.” For this dire situation, and for Hollywood in general, the 1975 German poster for John Schlesinger’s The Day of Locust provides a brilliant metaphor.

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