Rare Film Posters



Original Polish 23 inch x 33 inch Poster for the 1970 Janusz Majewski Polish Horror Movie THE BEAR (LOKIS: REKOPIS PROFESORA WITTEMBACHA), based on the story Professor Wittembach’s Manuscript by Prosper Mérimée and starring Józef Duriasz, Edmund Fetting, Gustaw Lutkiewicz, Malgorzata Braunek, Zofia Mrozowska and Hanna Stankówna.

A pastor studying folklore in remote parts of 19th century Estonia is invited to stay with a young nobleman. His mother is sequestered and mad. It seems she has been attacked by a bear as a young wife and local peasants whisper the young man may be the son of a bear. A doctor, who treats the mother with old-fashioned remedies, reveals this to the pastor. The young nobleman’s wife is found with a bite and the man has disappeared into the woods.

Poster art by Franciszek Starowieyski (1930 – 2009).

Franciszek Starowieyski was a painter, illustrator, printmaker, poster artist, theatre and TV set designer dividing his time between the ateliers of Warsaw and Paris, making some 300 posters and earning the name of one of the finest representatives of the Polish school of posters.

The poster is in very good condition with 3 very faint horizontal folds and a pinhole and small tape mark in each corner. Will be shipped rolled.

Availability: 1 in stock


Original Polish 23 inch x 33 inch Poster