Rare Film Posters



Original German 23 inch x 33 inch Poster for the 1981 Georges Lautner Thriller THE PROFESSIONAL, based on the novel by Patrick Alexander and starring Jean-Paul Belmondo, Jean Desailly, Robert Hossein, Jean-Louis Richard, Cyrielle Claire, Michel Beaune, Elysabeth Margoni and Marie-Christine Descouard.

Victim of a plot which has resulted in his imprisonment in a Central African jail for two years, a French secret agent arrives in Paris to settle accounts. .

The poster art is by Renato Casaro (born 1935). Casaro is considered to be one of the most important, influential and innovative Italian’s film poster artists producing hundreds of works dedicated to the cinema. In 1953, at the age of 18, he joined Studio Favalli, a famous design and art studio in Rome. Three years later he opened his own studio. In 1965 Dino De Laurentiis hired Casaro to design the poster images for the film The Bible: In the Beginning and he went on to design several more posters for De Laurentiis. His career then blossomed working for several different directors and film companies.

The poster is in very good folded condition.

Availability: 1 in stock


Original German 23 inch x 33 inch Poster