[MOPO] Paypal / Bank Transfers

2011-11-09 Thread Neil Jaworski
Hey MOPOland I tried to buy something through todocollection and discovered that the Spanish seller would only accept international bank transfer as payment. My bank says they will charge me £10/$15 for making a transfer and that there may be an additional charge from the Spanish bank! Plus my

Re: [MOPO] Paypal / Bank Transfers

2011-11-09 Thread Neil Jaworski
. fwf On Nov 9, 2011, at 8:12 AM, Neil Jaworski wrote: Hey MOPOland I tried to buy something through todocollection and discovered that the Spanish seller would only accept international bank transfer as payment. My bank says they will charge me £10/$15 for making a transfer

Re: [MOPO] New member

2011-11-16 Thread Neil Jaworski
Adrian Your friend just needs to close his eyes, click his mouse three times and say, There's no place like MOPO.  There's no place like MOPO. Hope this works for him, or it's a balloon ride. Neil From: jboh...@aol.com jboh...@aol.com To:

Re: [MOPO] FW: LAMP newsletter

2011-11-17 Thread Neil Jaworski
Hey all, i really enjoyed that Kirby video.  And I'm glad it was Saint Joan in the b/g and not bullhorns! It's very true that it's about the thrill of the chase as much as the actual acquisition. I also enjoyed the Heritage promo video and its description of The Most Dangerous Game's 

Re: [MOPO] FW: LAMP newsletter

2011-11-17 Thread Neil Jaworski
.. :-O   From:MoPo List [mailto:mopo-l@LISTSERV.AMERICAN.EDU] On Behalf Of Neil Jaworski Sent: Thursday, November 17, 2011 5:37 PM To: MoPo-L@LISTSERV.AMERICAN.EDU Subject: Re: [MOPO] FW: LAMP newsletter   Hey all, i really enjoyed that Kirby video.  And I'm glad it was Saint Joan in the b/g

Re: [MOPO] Police reopen Natalie Wood enquiry

2011-11-18 Thread Neil Jaworski
to bring this back to posters my own theory is that Wood Walken argued over whether Saul Bass or Joe Caroff designed the West Side Story 1sh and Wood was struck with a rolled copy of the disputed poster (fatally enclosed in a Hershenson gorilla-proof tube).  i am not prepared to entertain

[MOPO] Ebayttobad

2011-11-22 Thread Neil Jaworski
Hallo MOPO, here's a reply I just had from an ebay seller.  it's re: a book (albeit with a poster connection) than a poster per se but it demonstrates that dodgy downright ludicrous practices appear to be getting an even stronger foothold in Ebayttobad.Neil Thank you for your email and I

Re: [MOPO] It's not just horror movie posters that are forged!

2011-12-03 Thread Neil Jaworski
There's a helluvalot more money in forging art than in forging posters. I'm sure any MOPOer worth their salt will have seen Orson Welles' wonderfully playful film-essay F For Fake about uber-forger Elmyr de Hory.  If not, you should definitely give it a whirl.  It's fascinating and Welles'

Re: [MOPO] FA: 180 great items of EVERY type start closing very soon; lots of incredible deals as of now; no buyers premiums, but wonderful bonuses!

2011-12-08 Thread Neil Jaworski
Hey Bruce I think you'll find that your Fantastic Voyage linen teaser 1-sh is in Very GONE condition! A great auction all the same! N From: Bruce Hershenson brucehershen...@gmail.com To: MoPo-L@LISTSERV.AMERICAN.EDU Sent: Thursday, 8 December 2011, 11:41

Re: [MOPO] MESSAGES FROM GOOGLE

2012-01-06 Thread Neil Jaworski
Hey Kirby Happy New Year. Yes, the exact same thing happened to me the other day re: a posted link to your site. Also, subsequently, when I've clicked on a movieart link that you've posted in an email, the linked page starts throwing up several lines of (what looks like) diagnostic information

Re: [MOPO] What would the posters look like if famous films...

2012-01-16 Thread Neil Jaworski
now that is fantastic and has cheered a cold, miserable afternoon in london! From: Posteropolis posteropo...@bell.net To: MoPo-L@LISTSERV.AMERICAN.EDU Sent: Monday, 16 January 2012, 18:03 Subject: [MOPO] What would the posters look like if famous films...

Re: [MOPO] eBay sellers with items ending tonight: Check your listings...

2012-02-01 Thread Neil Jaworski
yes, here in london there have been error messages instead of item pages.   hopefully they will find a fix. From: JOHN REID Vintage Movie Memorabilia johnr...@moviemem.com To: MoPo-L@LISTSERV.AMERICAN.EDU Sent: Wednesday, 1 February 2012, 23:02 Subject: Re:

Re: [MOPO] West Side Story/ Caroff

2012-02-03 Thread Neil Jaworski
Yes, this is v useful to have confirmed.  Cheers, Richard.  Certainly it explains why the title design font differs from the print campaign and why Bass was never pictured with a WSS poster.  This and Irma La Douce are the campaigns most often misattributed to Bass. Cheers Neil

[MOPO] PS WTB Saul Bass Material

2012-02-03 Thread Neil Jaworski
PS I'm still interested in rare/unusual/obscure Saul Bass material, so if you have anything out of the ordinary then please let me know.   Cheers Neil Visit the MoPo Mailing List Web Site at www.filmfan.com ___

Re: [MOPO] Ben Gazzara RIP at 81

2012-02-04 Thread Neil Jaworski
Rich!  Agghh!   BG was one of my absolute favourite actors.  Not a phony bit of acting in anything he did, he was especially brilliant in Anatomy Of A Murder and his films with Cassavetes. There are so few of these understated yet monumental actors left, although Phillip Baker Hall and Sam

Re: [MOPO] FA: UNIVERSAL HORROR! FRANKENSTEIN R/47 1-SHEET + FRANKENSTEIN 1951 REALART INSERT + HOUSE OF DRACULA (1945) 1-SHEET!

2012-02-08 Thread Neil Jaworski
Schmankenstein! It's all about the Alvin The Chipmunks wallpaper (and the way Alvin's eyes seem to follow you around the room). http://www.ebay.com/itm/RARE-1959-ALVIN-THE-CHIPMUNKS-UNUSED-EARLY-CHIPMUNK-WALLPAPER-ROLL-MINT-/380409666479?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0hash=item58922edbaf#ht_1519wt_1263 

Re: [MOPO] OT: Bernard Herrmann, Vertigo and The Artist

2012-02-13 Thread Neil Jaworski
I haven't seen The Artist yet, but will take a bet that it was not the director's original intention to use the Herrmann, but that he fell in love with his temp track and then wouldn't replace it with scored music.  The most famous example of this, of course, is Kubrick scrapping poor Alex

Re: [MOPO] OT: Bernard Herrmann, Vertigo and The Artist

2012-02-14 Thread Neil Jaworski
I never knew that about Unchained Melody!  But yes, it's hard to imagine those three films without Alex North's terrific scores.   From: Kirby McDaniel ki...@movieart.net To: Neil Jaworski neiljawor...@yahoo.co.uk Cc: MoPo-L@LISTSERV.AMERICAN.EDU Sent

Re: [MOPO] What is the most recent lost film?

2012-02-14 Thread Neil Jaworski
The most recent, mainstream lost film might be Jerry Lewis' tragi-comedy The Day The Clown Cried (1972) where Jerry plays a clown in a concentration camp who's job it is to lead kids into the gas chambers. Only a handful of people have ever seen the film including Harry Shearer who said The

Re: [MOPO] QUESTION ABOUT THE SIZE OF SILENCE OF THE LAMBS

2012-02-16 Thread Neil Jaworski
quid pro quo agent mcdaniel.  i tell you things, you tell me things. not about yourself though, about posters, waddya say? what is your worst memory of childhood.poster collecting. ;-) From: Kirby McDaniel ki...@movieart.net To:

Re: [MOPO] QUESTION ABOUT THE SIZE OF SILENCE OF THE LAMBS

2012-02-17 Thread Neil Jaworski
, selling from the MovieArt World Headquarters in Austin. Best, Kirby On Feb 16, 2012, at 5:44 PM, Neil Jaworski wrote: quid pro quo agent mcdaniel.  i tell you things, you tell me things. not about yourself though, about posters, waddya say? what is your worst memory of childhood.poster

Re: [MOPO] What is the most recent lost film?

2012-02-18 Thread Neil Jaworski
On Feb 14, 2012, at 10:17 AM, Neil Jaworski wrote: The most recent, mainstream lost film might be Jerry Lewis' tragi-comedy The Day The Clown Cried (1972) where Jerry plays a clown in a concentration camp who's job it is to lead kids into the gas chambers. Only a handful of people have ever

Re: [MOPO] What is the most recent lost film?

2012-02-18 Thread Neil Jaworski
to see LONDON AFTER MIDNIGHT! Sent from my iPhone On Feb 18, 2012, at 1:25 PM, Neil Jaworski neiljawor...@yahoo.co.uk wrote: Dear All Before this thread expires completely, I just realised that an honorable mention must go to Orson Welles the patron saint of lost, abandoned and unreleased

Re: [MOPO] Fwd: [MOPO] paying for autographs

2012-02-20 Thread Neil Jaworski
I'd like to know if anyone has been put in the tricky situation of NOT wanting someone to autograph an item?   Did, for example, any of you once get your Forbidden Planet 1sh autographed by Leslie Nielsen at an event and then have to grab the sharpie out of the hand of non-featured player

Re: [MOPO] Fwd: [MOPO] paying for autographs

2012-02-20 Thread Neil Jaworski
, at 4:28 PM, Neil Jaworski wrote: I totally agree, I don't know quite what a Gloria Swanson signature adds to a Sunset Boulevard poster (I'm sure some wag will tell me around $1000).  The casts are long since departed on many of the posters i admire, but who knows what the De Havilland sisters

Re: [MOPO] How did he do such great stunts, with such little feet?

2012-02-23 Thread Neil Jaworski
Mel Brooks' best film is The Producers BY A MILE! Hitler... there was a painter!  He could paint an entire apartment in one afternoon.  Two coats! From: Doug Taylor douglasbtay...@hotmail.com To: MoPo-L@LISTSERV.AMERICAN.EDU Sent: Thursday, 23 February

Re: [MOPO] How did he do such great stunts, with such little feet?

2012-02-23 Thread Neil Jaworski
i'm talking about the '68 film. i did see the stage show (without Lane Broderick) twice and thought it was hilarious but I agree with you that it didn't completely translate to the screen. it sat uncomfortably between proscenium arch and camera and everything seemed a touch heavy-handed. i

[MOPO] 17 Isn't An Age, It's An Eternity!

2012-02-24 Thread Neil Jaworski
This might be more apropos http://www.ebay.com/itm/James-MacArthur-Kim-Hunter-The-Young-Stranger-ad-1957-/390393096137?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0hash=item5ae53de7c9  ;-) Happy Birthday Scott MOPO. From: Kirby McDaniel ki...@movieart.net To:

Re: [MOPO] Thanks Scott

2012-02-25 Thread Neil Jaworski
Brilliantly put, Richard. Big kudos to Scott, MOPO is terrific and i've *met* many incredibly knowledgeable, affable and interesting people through it. Neil From: Richard Halegua Posters + Comic Art sa...@comic-art.com To: MoPo-L@LISTSERV.AMERICAN.EDU Sent:

Re: [MOPO] The Oscars

2012-02-27 Thread Neil Jaworski
Steve Jobs was a stretch? No Steve Jobs = No Pixar Other than that, and from what I've seen of the ceremony, I agree with Dave and I'm pleased that the Oscars is moving away from trying to be The Teen Choice Awards.  Eventually, I would like to see a presenting team of Abe Vigoda Betty

Re: [MOPO] Davy Jones of the Monkees 1945-2012

2012-02-29 Thread Neil Jaworski
Like me, Davy Jones hailed from Manchester.  He always struck me as a really nice talented guy ( preternaturally youthful). Very sad news, but a great legacy. N From: Scott Burns s...@columbus.rr.com To: MoPo-L@LISTSERV.AMERICAN.EDU Sent: Wednesday, 29

Re: [MOPO] If you were thinking about selling a poster...

2012-03-07 Thread Neil Jaworski
I think the site is interesting and should be welcomed.  I wince at it all being pegged to the news that there is a Metropolis 3sheet for sale at $850,000.  Is this not the same Metropolis 3sheet that was for sale at Majestic posters (and indeed on Ebay) for $2m?  And, if so, shouldn't the news

Re: [MOPO] Subscription probe for MoPo-L - please ignore

2012-03-09 Thread Neil Jaworski
you'll be fine just so long as you remember your safeword. From: Bruce Hershenson brucehershen...@gmail.com To: MoPo-L@LISTSERV.AMERICAN.EDU Sent: Friday, 9 March 2012, 11:27 Subject: Re: [MOPO] Subscription probe for MoPo-L - please ignore I hate getting

[MOPO] The Decoy Bride poster PLUS GO SEE IT!!

2012-03-09 Thread Neil Jaworski
Hallo MOPO I want to acquire 1 sheets for British film, The Decoy Bride, that opens on limited release in NY and LA this next week (distributed by IFC).  I think it's playing at the Laemmle from the 16th in LA. This is a film I co-wrote and so I want the poster for sentimental, J R Hartley

Re: [MOPO] Walt the movie...

2012-03-13 Thread Neil Jaworski
I'd have liked a poster of Ryan/Walt encased in ice like David Blaine.  Maybe that's Teaser 2. From: Posteropolis posteropo...@bell.net To: MoPo-L@LISTSERV.AMERICAN.EDU Sent: Tuesday, 13 March 2012, 13:35 Subject: [MOPO] Walt the movie... ...starring Ryan

Re: [MOPO] Christies Reserves

2012-03-13 Thread Neil Jaworski
The last Christies' auctions have been incredibly prosaic.  There were a couple of interesting things that accidentally got into their last catalogue, but next time I'm sure we'll be seeing multiple Great Escapes, Italian Jobs and *drumroll* another Peeping Tom quad along with all the other

Re: [MOPO] Sunset Blvd lobby card #2 - Swimming Pool!

2012-03-15 Thread Neil Jaworski
Great film, great card, great scene.  And not only one of the iconic scenes in movie history, but one of the most ingenious (via filming a mirror that exactly fit the dimensions of the pool floor).  I'd love more of that kind of American know-how in films these days, rather than yawny-boring

Re: [MOPO] Sunset Blvd lobby card #2 - Swimming Pool!

2012-03-15 Thread Neil Jaworski
my all time favourite lobby card, and for me best piece for that title. On 15 Mar 2012, at 19:17, Neil Jaworski wrote: Great film, great card, great scene.  And not only one of the iconic scenes in movie history, but one of the most ingenious (via filming a mirror that exactly fit

Re: [MOPO] Sunset Blvd lobby card #2 - Swimming Pool!

2012-03-15 Thread Neil Jaworski
worked at Paramount in the 1940s- 1980s. It was in the bottom of a box full of old still photographs. He didn’t know he had it until told. I am unaware of another copy. Preliminary draft of script.   From:MoPo List [mailto:mopo-l@LISTSERV.AMERICAN.EDU] On Behalf Of Neil Jaworski Sent: Thursday, March

Re: [MOPO] FS: Greek Movie Posters

2012-03-16 Thread Neil Jaworski
I hope the prices aren't exZorbatant. I'm here all week, folks.  Don't forget to tip your waitress. From: MotionPictureArt.com i...@motionpictureart.com To: MoPo-L@LISTSERV.AMERICAN.EDU Sent: Friday, 16 March 2012, 12:25 Subject: [MOPO] FS: Greek Movie Posters

Re: [MOPO] welcome tp greece

2012-03-17 Thread Neil Jaworski
I think Annoying Greek Person could get round a dealer ban on Greece if they wanted.  I run two ebay contact/shipping address: one UK and one US that I toggle between so that I can bid on American auctions that are restricted non-US bidders.  If I win a US auction I get the item sent to my

Re: [MOPO] OT: Disney expects $120 million operating loss due to 'John Carter.'

2012-03-20 Thread Neil Jaworski
i know it's sacrilegious to knock TCM, but that poster is truly from the will this do? school of design.  what a missed opportunity. neil From: Evan Zweifel evanzwei...@comcast.net To: MoPo-L@LISTSERV.AMERICAN.EDU Sent: Tuesday, 20 March 2012, 14:29 Subject:

Re: [MOPO] KERRY HAGGARD WAS SENTENCED TODAY!

2012-04-10 Thread Neil Jaworski
Congrats to the indefatigable Jim and the other MOPOers who got involved. It's a shame that Jaime Mendez, the restorer who made all of this possible and who didn't raise the alarm when these fakes started appearing in the marketplace, didn't face charges himself. As for Haggard, I urge MOPOers

Re: [MOPO] KERRY HAGGARD WAS SENTENCED TODAY!

2012-04-10 Thread Neil Jaworski
i hope nobody makes a joke about Haggard getting plenty of inserts whilst in prison.  that would be inappropriate and in poor taste. From: evan...@mac.com evan...@mac.com To: Neil Jaworski neiljawor...@yahoo.co.uk Cc: MoPo-L@LISTSERV.AMERICAN.EDU Sent

[MOPO] Dial M For Murdoch

2012-05-02 Thread Neil Jaworski
I wonder if other MOPOers spotted the very cheeky nod to Saul Bass' The Human Factor 1sh on the cover of Tom Watson's new book, Dial M For Murdoch. http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/images/1846146038/ref=dp_image_z_0?ie=UTF8n=266239s=books  http://www.impawards.com/1979/human_factor.html 

Re: [MOPO] SCREAM POSTER SETS RECORD 119 MILLION

2012-05-03 Thread Neil Jaworski
Richard, I understand that Sotherby's and the consigner confirmed that any additional copies of this painting were destroyed before the auction ;-) From: Richard Halegua Comic Art sa...@comic-art.com To: MoPo-L@LISTSERV.AMERICAN.EDU Sent: Thursday, 3

Re: [MOPO] METROPOLIS THREE-SHEET WHEREABOUTS!

2012-05-04 Thread Neil Jaworski
Crikey, it seems that the hobby can't operate without some kind of ongoing scandal. I really hope this situation can be resolved without another major firestorm %/ Neil From: David Kusumoto davidmkusum...@hotmail.com To: MoPo-L@LISTSERV.AMERICAN.EDU Sent:

Re: [MOPO] I re-watched Die Hard the other day (for the first time since 1988)

2012-05-23 Thread Neil Jaworski
What American Revolution?  I know about the War of Independence - and even accept that you currently have the upper hand - but this is FAR from being a settled matter. Best wishes (your once and future British Overlord) Neil From: Kirby McDaniel

Re: [MOPO] The One That Got Away

2012-05-24 Thread Neil Jaworski
As some of you will know, I collect Saul Bass material but missed out on the Christies auction in 2001 that sold camera-ready art for the Bunny lake Is Missing pressbook and (unused) camera-ready art for Nine Hours To Rama.  That still bugs me. More recently, I missed out on a mis-listed

Re: [MOPO] Cool animated gif

2012-05-26 Thread Neil Jaworski
but not as good as Young Lovely. From: Bruce Hershenson brucehershen...@gmail.com To: MoPo-L@LISTSERV.AMERICAN.EDU Sent: Saturday, 26 May 2012, 16:41 Subject: Re: [MOPO] Cool animated gif That's better than... Suspicion On Sat, May 26, 2012 at 10:23 AM,

Re: [MOPO] Libel or slander

2012-06-06 Thread Neil Jaworski
Prince Charles only wears drag whilst he's talking to his favourite plants about his scheme to murder the Queen. Oops! From: John Waldman jhnwald...@yahoo.com To: MoPo-L@LISTSERV.AMERICAN.EDU Sent: Wednesday, 6 June 2012, 13:54 Subject: Re: [MOPO] Libel or

Re: [MOPO] Libel or slander

2012-06-06 Thread Neil Jaworski
] Libel or slander Slightly off subject, but do you British subjects think Prince Charles will ever get to be King? Bruce On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 8:02 AM, Neil Jaworski neiljawor...@yahoo.co.uk wrote: Prince Charles only wears drag whilst he's talking to his favourite plants about his scheme

Re: [MOPO] Libel or slander

2012-06-06 Thread Neil Jaworski
Subject: Re: [MOPO] Libel or slander Would English subjects prefer Charles or his son to be King (I realize they don't get to vote, but I assume there are polls)? On 6/6/12, Neil Jaworski neiljawor...@yahoo.co.uk wrote: Hi Bruce, yes absolutely.  In the same way that Elizabeth will never abdicate

Re: [MOPO] Why do so few women participate on MoPo?

2012-06-11 Thread Neil Jaworski
I would certainly welcome more posts from female collectors (and particularly used to enjoy Sue Heim's thoughtful posts and anecdotes).   Over the last few years, I feel MOPO has become more boorish, laddish and more like a listings service than a poster discussion group. Scandals (and any

Re: [MOPO] Gorilla-Proof Packaging

2012-06-13 Thread Neil Jaworski
Tom, this was an excellent analysis.   Few people realise that the bone in the 2001 Birth Of Man sequence, is in fact a tubed 1-sheet.  When the angry monkey finally manages to open it - by smacking it on the ground til the lid comes off - it prompts the next leap forward in man's evolution.  

Re: [MOPO] Rare ALIEN Glory book -- less than 30 produced

2012-06-22 Thread Neil Jaworski
No, Geraldine, really don't say any more. You have completely taken over this forum with your repeated, wearying, unsubstantiated claims. I suspect any sympathy for you has long since evaporated.  Mine certainly has. If your claims have any basis in fact, it's for the law to decide. I know

[MOPO] rear window '3sheet' on ebay

2009-07-12 Thread Neil Jaworski
anybody got a view on this extraordinary item? http://cgi.ebay.com/REAR-WINDOW-Original-US-3-SHEET-1954-movieposter_W0QQitemZ180378610134QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item29ff6729d6_trksid=p3286.c0.m14_trkparms=65:3|66:2|39:1|293:1|294:50  we're in the area of amateur arts craft at

Re: [MOPO] rear window '3sheet' on ebay

2009-07-12 Thread Neil Jaworski
there's no suggestion that the seller is attempting to mislead anyone, i was just wanting to flag the quality of the resoration/recreation here which is, imho, amongst the worst i have ever seen on a major piece, n --- On Sun, 12/7/09, Michael B dialmbb...@aol.com wrote: From: Michael B

Re: [MOPO] FS~INVASION OF THE SAUCER-MEN ARMATURED PUPPET MODEL AIP

2009-07-19 Thread Neil Jaworski
yep, it's misleading [and annoying] that these lumps of plastic are listed in: Entertainment Memorabilia  Movie Memorabilia  Posters  Originals-United States  1950-59 i agree with you jim.. this type of representation does border on fraud, as an 8x10 XEROX copy of a black and white  

[MOPO] Are these real CINERAMA wcs?

2009-07-21 Thread Neil Jaworski
hey brek, i don't know about the 'salesman sample' issue, but these WCs probably went in a bidding war between saul bass collectors.  bass' design for this movie only ran in trade ads and one pretty rare style of the 1-sh.  i've never seen these bass cinerama WCs before and, without the fold

Re: [MOPO] it's back......and KING KONG 24sh

2009-07-29 Thread Neil Jaworski
i for one am finding new things to enjoy in Studio C's bold re-imagining of Rear Window.  A botoxed Shelley Winters staring over Sean Connery's shoulder shouldn't work, but it does! Triumphantly!    It's easily worth $1200 of anyone's money.  I wonder if the seller will accept my twelve

Re: [MOPO] FA: Dr. Strangelove 3sh: 2 Days Left and Stuck at $10! UH-OH!!

2009-08-01 Thread Neil Jaworski
Can't Dave get Studio C to knock him up the final third of this poster a la Rear Window?Perhaps something in crayon featuring Eddie Cantor? --- On Sat, 1/8/09, Jeff Potokar jpotok...@ca.rr.com wrote: From: Jeff Potokar jpotok...@ca.rr.com Subject: Re: [MOPO] FA: Dr. Strangelove 3sh: 2 Days Left

Re: [MOPO] can these really fool?

2009-08-05 Thread Neil Jaworski
i think this is a real problem here, maybe not for right now [and maybe not with all of it eg the 3sheets which are in one piece] but in years from now.   it continues to annoy me that Moviegoods sells reproduction posters of half sheets at 22x28 and other 'to scale' reproswhy not reduce or

Re: [MOPO] can these really fool?

2009-08-05 Thread Neil Jaworski
hi michael, it's true that half sheets / inserts can be both lightweight or more like card and yes even within the same Title! i think that a 'thicker' card might lend more veritas to a reproduction than one printed out on 100 gram paperworrying then if this is the trend. --- On Wed,

Re: [MOPO] Posters Should Not Foreshadow

2009-08-27 Thread Neil Jaworski
this thread put me in mind of the late, great Lionel Hutz: Mr. Simpson, this is the most blatant case of fradulent advertising since my suit against The NeverEnding Story one poster that springs to mind is the style b for Kubrick's 'The Killing'  and don't get me started on King Kong ;-) 

[MOPO] restoration, recreation, mutilation etc

2009-09-03 Thread Neil Jaworski
it would seem to me, following many of these depressing threads, that someone in possession of a valuable Universal 1sheet would be wise to cut it in half, 'restore' each half and sell both copies of the poster. are we at that point where the hobby is now comparable with those ebay listings

Re: [MOPO] Joe Hernendez-In The Beginning...

2009-09-04 Thread Neil Jaworski
exactly richard.  i'd rather have a testimonial from the Manson family. --- On Fri, 4/9/09, Richard Halegua Comic Art sa...@comic-art.com wrote: From: Richard Halegua Comic Art sa...@comic-art.com Subject: Re: [MOPO] Joe Hernendez-In The Beginning... To: MoPo-L@LISTSERV.AMERICAN.EDU Date:

Re: [MOPO] What changed with this item in less than a month?

2009-09-08 Thread Neil Jaworski
perhaps the only lesson to draw from this is that there are still amazing deals to be had on ebay. i often discover great items that are listed in unexpected categories (or have unusual descriptions written by sellers who perhaps don't appreciate the potential market value of their material).  

Re: [MOPO] wow---CASABLANCA half for JUST 325.00

2009-09-12 Thread Neil Jaworski
and here's an original Wizard Of Oz 'half sheet' [16.5x23] for $99! http://cgi.ebay.com/1939-THE-WIZARD-OF-OZ-ORIGINAL-HALF-SHEET-MOVIE-POSTER_W0QQitemZ330358219325QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item4ceae2623d_trksid=p3286.c0.m14 as discussed previously, it's a shame that this bidder

Re: [MOPO] ARE YOU REALLY SWAYED ???

2009-09-15 Thread Neil Jaworski
I'm even more depressed by the Heritage revelations than I was by the fake Universal poster scandal. At least the criminals behind the Universal fakes demonstrated a bit of brio and audacity, whereas this is just drab, sad, systemic theft.  I suspect that Heritage have creamed-off way more cash

Re: [MOPO] Heritage Response

2009-09-16 Thread Neil Jaworski
I agree with all James Richard's comments on this issue. Those who feel that Heritage have an obligation to get the fair market price for their consignors (and, by a happy coincidence, for themselves) should reflect upon how these practices might have pumped up these fair market prices in the

Re: [MOPO] Heritage Response

2009-09-16 Thread Neil Jaworski
: At 02:57 AM 9/16/2009, Neil Jaworski wrote: I agree with all James Richard's comments on this issue. Those who feel that Heritage have an obligation to get the fair market price for their consignors (and, by a happy coincidence, for themselves

Re: [MOPO] UPDATE ON THE STING 1-SHEET FIASCO

2009-09-18 Thread Neil Jaworski
maybe this bait switch scam is merely a droll reference to 'The Sting' itself.  i love how sellers are getting so post-modern.  it's like mailing out a poster of 'The Lost Weekend' that's been discreetly rolled in brown paper.  we need another twist though.  ideally, the 1977 reissue should

Re: [MOPO] Dracula - Update

2009-09-30 Thread Neil Jaworski
Profiles In History and especially John Davis need to hang their heads as the due diligence on such a rare item has been appalling.  Meanwhile, Richard C Evans needs to be immediately deputised into a new special unit that deals with fake movie poster prohibition.  The Untouchedupables? --- On

Re: [MOPO] FW: [MOPO] Dracula - Update

2009-09-30 Thread Neil Jaworski
it's worth pointing out the irony that, only in August, Poster Mountain were the experts that Ralph de Luca was recommending in the fall-out from the Kerry Haggard scandal: Anyone who feels they (sic) material that may be fake can send it to John Davis at Poster Mountain, or Carol Tincup in

Re: [MOPO] way ot: facebook

2009-10-14 Thread Neil Jaworski
david, i was thrilled that you added me on facebook and assumed this was beginning of a beautiful friendship. i am saddened and sickened to now discover that this is merely a business tactic! i have just showered and rubbed myself dry with a couple of CFTBL's on linen to try and wash away the

Re: [MOPO] This CREATURE is the real deal

2009-10-20 Thread Neil Jaworski
we'll probably discover that they took a different, inexpensive pinball machine from about the same era, sanded it down ;-) --- On Tue, 20/10/09, Jeff Potokar jpotok...@ca.rr.com wrote: From: Jeff Potokar jpotok...@ca.rr.com Subject: [MOPO] This CREATURE is the real deal To:

Re: [MOPO] Bruce Hershenson's Birthday

2009-10-28 Thread Neil Jaworski
Hey Andrea   I know that Facebook are claiming that their 'Bruce Hershenson' is a genuine 1952 original, but there's not enough fading or handling wear for my liking.  Aren't those teeth just a bit too minty white?   It also looks like he wasn't even machine-folded, unless there's been some

Re: [MOPO] What did you lose at Heritage This Week / Saul Bass

2009-11-15 Thread Neil Jaworski
of this poster produced.bestNeil --- On Wed, 4/11/09, Neil Jaworski neiljawor...@yahoo.co.uk wrote: From: Neil Jaworski neiljawor...@yahoo.co.uk Subject: Saul Bass To: gre...@ha.com Date: Wednesday, 4 November, 2009, 12:15 hi grey many thanks for your comprehensive reply, i know you must be hectic just now

[MOPO] RIP The Wicker Man's Edward Woodward

2009-11-16 Thread Neil Jaworski
the fine actor has died http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/culture-obituaries/tv-radio-obituaries/6581645/Edward-Woodward.html Visit the MoPo Mailing List Web Site at www.filmfan.com ___ How to

Re: [MOPO] Best deals on Ebay

2009-11-27 Thread Neil Jaworski
they say they'll throw in free postage packing, but i would feel like i was stealing from them. --- On Fri, 27/11/09, Dominique Besson i...@dominiquebesson.com wrote: From: Dominique Besson i...@dominiquebesson.com Subject: [MOPO] Best deals on Ebay To: MoPo-L@LISTSERV.AMERICAN.EDU Date:

Re: [MOPO] OT: Looking to Buy an OSCAR!!

2009-11-28 Thread Neil Jaworski
the AMPAS snatch team (comprised solely of lawyers and ninjas) is already en route to todd's house ;-)  --- On Sat, 28/11/09, Todd Feiertag toddfeier...@msn.com wrote: From: Todd Feiertag toddfeier...@msn.com Subject: [MOPO] OT: Looking to Buy an OSCAR!! To: MoPo-L@LISTSERV.AMERICAN.EDU Date:

Re: [MOPO] BIG News in Universal Horror Fraud Case

2009-12-03 Thread Neil Jaworski
I'm shocked, shocked to find that gambling is going on in here.  clearly Jaime Mendez is as much a victim as anyone in all of this... Visit the MoPo Mailing List Web Site at www.filmfan.com ___ How to

Re: [MOPO] CONSIGN to Bruce, Heritage, or CineMasterpieces??..............

2008-09-07 Thread Neil Jaworski
from my cold, dead hands! ;-) David Lieberman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote AOL Email wellone day when I'm old and tired.and when ebay no longer has any auctionsmaybe I'll send you some stuff! or maybe I'll start

[MOPO] FS: Rare Saul Bass paper including silk-screens / 50s paper

2008-09-12 Thread Neil Jaworski
designed Playbills Double McGuffin 1-sh http://www.flickr.com/photos/[EMAIL PROTECTED]/ Best wishes Neil Jaworski Visit the MoPo Mailing List Web Site at www.filmfan.com ___ How to UNSUBSCRIBE from the MoPo

[MOPO] FA: rare Saul Bass posters on ebay West Side Story / Silkscreens etc.

2008-09-25 Thread Neil Jaworski
Hallo All - I've just posted 5 very rare Saul Bass posters on ebay - only one of them has a [very low!] reserve and all the others have dangerously low starting prices. Please set your snipes [they finish THIS SUNDAY!] so bid, bid, bid! Cheers, Neil SAUL BASS The Cardinal B Silk-screen V

[MOPO] FS: very rare Saul Bass Return From The River Kwai posters 2 styles

2008-10-14 Thread Neil Jaworski
Dear All-  2 rare, unused, rolled, signed Return From The River Kwai posters Styles A AND B from the 1989 Japanese campaign [Bass only worked on this territory not the US one].  Never seen these offered before.  $500 for BOTH styles ono. http://www.flickr.com/photos/[EMAIL

Re: [MOPO] inserts: different styles ???

2008-11-11 Thread Neil Jaworski
hi all - there are a least two inserts for Anatomy Of A Murder [1959], one in white with the Saul Bass logo up top and a Miracle Worker-style blurred, screaming face below it, plus there's a yellow insert featuring a sketch of Lee Remick similar to that featured on the book-tie-in, Style A,

Re: [MOPO] One sheet for Birdman of Alcatraz

2008-11-25 Thread Neil Jaworski
I personally don't think that Bass was involved in Birdman at all.  It does feel a bit like one of the Bass-a-likes that people like Tomi Ungerer bashed out for Preminger 67-70 rather than the real thing.  I won't have one in the house ;-) Bass gets misattributed all the time in the continuing

Re: [MOPO] Could this replace collecting actual movie posters?

2008-11-30 Thread Neil Jaworski
I agree that the continuing production of contemporary film posters is VITAL to luring newbies into the hobby and thus sustain the industry.  These new posters are the marijuana of the movie poster world, which lead - as sure as night follows daybills - onto the stronger, vintage stuff. In

Re: [MOPO] Boy! Those Czech Posters Have Really Appreciated

2009-01-08 Thread Neil Jaworski
I think the seller is angling to swap it for Todd's pinball machine. --- On Thu, 8/1/09, flixs...@aol.com flixs...@aol.com wrote: From: flixs...@aol.com flixs...@aol.com Subject: [MOPO] Boy! Those Czech Posters Have Really Appreciated To: mop...@sol03.american.edu Date: Thursday, 8 January, 2009,

Re: [MOPO] Prisoner star Patrick McGoohan dies at 80 / Bruce Hershenson

2009-01-15 Thread Neil Jaworski
yes, this is very depressing.  I can recommend Brand, or if that's too heavy, his great turn in Cronenberg's exploding-heads flick Scanners. How about a MOPO Prisoner remake, with Bruce Hershenson as Number 6?  Bruce publicly resigns from a sinister organisation, but cannot escape from posting

Re: [MOPO] help

2009-01-21 Thread Neil Jaworski
Perhaps.  But at least most people on the list exhibit entry-level social skills.  Thanks for helping to raise that percentage by leaving. --- On Wed, 21/1/09, Chris Cloutier chrisclout...@earthlink.net wrote: From: Chris Cloutier chrisclout...@earthlink.net Subject: [MOPO] help To:

Re: [MOPO] QUESTION: IS THIS AN ORIGINAL DR. NO US 1-SHEET?

2009-12-26 Thread Neil Jaworski
the sellers name is 'judasposters'.  not that there's anything wrong with that. --- On Sat, 26/12/09, rixpost...@aol.com rixpost...@aol.com wrote: From: rixpost...@aol.com rixpost...@aol.com Subject: [MOPO] QUESTION: IS THIS AN ORIGINAL DR. NO US 1-SHEET? To: MoPo-L@LISTSERV.AMERICAN.EDU

Re: [MOPO] OT: But worth noting, for sure!

2010-01-22 Thread Neil Jaworski
i have front row seats for ms rainer's talk with sir christopher frayling at the national theatre, hopefully i might get my Great Ziegfeld program signed. i loved the Telegraph interview that marked her 100th birthday.  She really is a force of nature. When recently a young man got up for her on

[MOPO] moviegoods are shit

2010-01-27 Thread Neil Jaworski
hi, i think moviegoods make people nervous by offering reproductions that have the exact dimensions of the real thing (why???). also they have the world's shittiest inventory of genuinepaper (i was once sold an insert of 'advise consent' and they did not advise me that it was entirely torn in

Re: [MOPO] Rear Window - standee

2010-01-28 Thread Neil Jaworski
Dear Window ;-) but that is an amazing, stop-you-in-your-tracks piece!  it's interesting that they describe the film as Hitch's 'masterpiece' as i thought that was an expression coined for the Vertigo campaign four years later. certainly other rear window paper doesn't have this. --- On Thu,

[MOPO] OT: Luise Rainer, 100, speaking in London earlier today

2010-02-01 Thread Neil Jaworski
Hi all So, for those who are interested. I just got back from seeing newly-minted centenarian, Ms Luise Rainer, talk for 90 minutes at London's National Theatre (to Sir Christopher Frayling). Unusually, although perhaps characteristically, Rainer had decided in advance that she intended to

Re: [MOPO] OT: Luise Rainer, 100, speaking in London earlier today

2010-02-02 Thread Neil Jaworski
hi sue, my pleasure!  i should have added that, whilst seats were a ridiculously cheap $8, they'd gone to the trouble of rigging up a revolving stage.  so, at the beginning, luise dramatically rotated into view (looking pretty amazing in an Adrian style outfit that showed off her amazing pins!)

Re: [MOPO] WTB: MY COUSIN VINNY ONE SHEET - NM-MINT - ROLLED PREFERRED - FOR A FRIEND -

2010-02-05 Thread Neil Jaworski
Look Who's My Cousin Vinny Now! neilps they are currently shooting That's No Lady, That's My Cousin Vinny! ;-) --- On Fri, 5/2/10, Sean Linkenback slinkenb...@comcast.net wrote: From: Sean Linkenback slinkenb...@comcast.net Subject: Re: [MOPO] WTB: MY COUSIN VINNY ONE SHEET - NM-MINT - ROLLED

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