Times Square trailer, U.S. version


“Words cannot express the sheer unbelievability of this …”   I’m nowhere near ready to post this. I wanted to have the best possible picture, and a post that had something a little more weighty

A face of the 80’s


Most of the Times Square posters have some identifying information on them — a copyright notice, the film’s local distributor, a code number — but not this one, so we have to go on what’s

Times Square newspaper movie ad negatives, 1980


Exactly what it says on the label – four pieces of black-and-white film apparently used to print newspaper ads with, dating from October 1980 or shortly before. The seller of these items thought they were

Movie 81 No. 2, February 1981


“There’s a hot new talent, Robin Johnson in Robert Stigwood’s Times Square…”   Times Square was still in theaters in London when the February Movie 81 came out in Australia and editor John Fraser made

Films Illustrated, Vol. 10 No. 113, February 1981


“If the story sounds as though it makes sense, it doesn’t…”     This was dated February but was probably on the stands while Times Square was still in theaters. EMI certainly expected it to

Screen International No. 276, January 24-31, 1981


    The number one film in mid-January 1981 London was, unsurprisingly, Flash Gordon, which had already been open for six weeks to Times Square’s one. Times Square debuted at number seven and was falling

Record Mirror, 1980


  No, not the magazine Record Mirror. This was a promotional item given by an RSO music rep to the music director of WLKI in Angola, Indiana, along with 25 copies of the soundtrack album

Screen International No. 246, June 21-28, 1980


This is the fifth appearance Times Square made in the press that I know of. The first was a mention in Radio and Records, the date of which I’m uncertain, but since it describes the