Rare Pulp Fiction and Star Wars posters to go under the hammer

Rare and alternate posters for classic films such as Pulp Fiction, Star Wars and The Goonies are set to go under the hammer later this month.

More than 550 cinema posters worth over £200,000 will be auctioned, including lots signed by stars such as Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carrie Fisher and Alfred Hitchcock.

This will be the largest collection of alternative film posters to be sold in the UK, and rare lots include an advert for Quentin Tarantino’s classic 1994 film Pulp Fiction, which was recalled by the studio due to a copyright dispute with a cigarette company and expected to fetch up to £1,500.

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Props store workers hold an American ‘Lucky Strikes’ sheet from the 1994 film Pulp Fiction (Andrew Matthews/PA)

Props store workers hold an American ‘Lucky Strikes’ sheet from the 1994 film Pulp Fiction (Andrew Matthews/PA)

The Prop Store auction also includes an original framed animated cel of the 1937 Disney classic Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, which is expected to fetch up to £6,000, while rare Star Wars Return Of movie posters The Jedi should be recovered. at £8,000.

A poster of the Goonies, autographed by the actors, and a poster of Terminator 2: Judgment Day signed by Schwarzenegger are also part of the prizes.

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Prop Store poster consultant Mark Hochman places a C-style UK poster illustration transparency of the 1977 film Star Wars: A New Hope (Andrew Mattews/PA)


Prop Store poster consultant Mark Hochman places a C-style UK poster illustration transparency of the 1977 film Star Wars: A New Hope (Andrew Mattews/PA)

Prop Store poster consultant Mark Hochman places a C-style UK poster illustration transparency of the 1977 film Star Wars: A New Hope (Andrew Mattews/PA)

Mark Hochman, Prop Store poster expert, said: “Our first dedicated poster auction of 2022 builds on our previous successes and features an outstanding one-day sale of over 550 lots.

“We’re once again thrilled to include over 230 alternative movie posters and continue our love for original artwork. We’re featuring a unique Star Wars composition by Eddie Paul and Mike Bell and color studies by Tom Chantrell for The Land That Time Forgot and At. the Core of the Earth.

“Our Star Wars category includes some of the rarest examples from the ever-popular franchise with many fully authenticated autographed items.

“We have assembled a diverse collection of quality that will appeal to all collectors.

The auction will take place at the Prop Store in London on March 24 and bids can be placed online from anywhere in the world.

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