The Australian movie poster featured the glorious Mick Rock photo of Robin that graced the earliest piece of Times Square advertising, which is possibly my favorite image used to promote the movie. Once I’d found this I was looking forward to having it framed, but unfortunately not only are the Australian posters printed on a non-glossy lighter paper stock than the rest of the world’s posters, this one’s color registration is way off. It doesn’t show so much in this reduced-size image, but on the full-size poster everything has a prominent green outline. Sorry, Robert Burton Printers, someone was half-assing the job one fateful day in 1981. I guess I’ll have to dig out my copy of the Australian daybill and have that framed. It’s much smaller, but I’m pretty sure the colors are properly aligned.
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Screen International No. 246, June 21-28, 1980
Times Square Australian Daybill
Australia : one-sheet poster : AAT ID: 300196848 : 40 x 26.75 in. : 1981 (work);
1080 x 7717 px, 96 dpi, 416 kb (image)
Times Square ©1980 StudioCanal/Canal+