March 8, 2017
The Extraordinary Movie Posters of Bill Gold
"I thought all the characters in this film were very important, so I wanted them in the poster,” he said. “I put them in the background and put Ingrid Bergman in front of them on the left side of Bogart, but I wanted her to be looking on behind him. I didn’t want to tip off that there was a love affair.” The studio had but one request: Wanting to sell Bogart as a star, it asked if the poster could be more exciting. “So I went back and put a gun in his hand,” he said. It worked. - - flashbak |
Posted by gerardvanderleun at March 8, 2017 10:45 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.
Ah, yes, the Hollywood gun culture!
Posted by: Donald Sensing at March 8, 2017 2:16 PM