Week 5 B -Graphics, Typography & Package Design

Week Ten Graphics, Typography & Package Design

9. Film Posters

9.1. Nickelodean with Posters, Edmonton, c.1906

Film Poster Advertising

"Buildings converted inot movie theatres were called nickelodeons. This early nickelodeon (nickel from the cost of admission and "odeon for the Greek for theatre) in Edmonton seemed more interested in advertising the movies than impressing customers with a fancy entrance."

Colourful lithographic and painted posters would be combined. Here hand painted, ligthographic and smaller photographic posters are displayed.