Tuesday, July 21, 2009

The Last of the Great Movie Poster Artists

Bob Peak (1927-1992) was an amazing talent. You've seen his work on many a movie poster. An artists with Bob Peak's ability belonged in the Golden Age, but his work made the 1960s, 70s, and early 80s the last hurrah for truly brilliant movie poster art. Here are but a few of his wonderful images.

Apocalypse Now (1979)

Islands in the Stream (1977)

Excalibur (1981)

Star Trek III: The Search For Spock (1984)

The Black Stallion (1979)


  1. Amazing art. Peak really has a style that stands out.

  2. Whoa, those are great. They certainly don't make them like that anymore...The Black Stallion and Apocalypse Now posters are stunning!

  3. These are some amazing posters.


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