Rare Film Posters

DANCE HALL

£99.50

Original British 11 inch x 17 inch Trade Advertisement from Kinematograph Weekly for the 1950 Charles Crichton Ealing Studios Drama DANCE HALL starring Natasha Parry, Jane Hylton, Petula Clark, Diana Dors, Donald Houston, Bonar Colleano, Gladys Henson, Sydney Tafler, Hy Hazell, Ted Heath and Geraldo.

Advert design by Arpad Elfer

Elfer was born in 1910 in Hlohovec, Hungary, and at the age of six lost his father in the First World War. At 15 he attended the famous college of art, and went on to become an art director. In 1933 he was lured to Paris to be art director of Dorland and Crawfords, leaving two years later to join the London firm of Colman, Prentis and Varley (CPV) as creative artist.

In 1946 he was promoted to art director at CPV and travelled round the world helping to develop their export advertising business. By the early 1950s he had produced such long-lasting images as the “face in the flower” for Dickins & Jones, the Jaeger logo and the D.H. Evans “Fashion-wise” Underground posters. He died London 25 July 1999.

The Advertisement is in very good condition with a vertical centre fold with 2 staple holes along it.

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Original British 11 inch x 17 inch Trade Advertisement from Kinematograph Weekly