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Mr. Movie Poster

2016
56m
Biography/Documentary/History
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Cast

Paul Crifo (Self)Ellen Harrington (Self - Curator)Tony Sella (Self)

Director

Pete Handelman

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Synopsis

'Mr. Movie Poster' is an entertaining look at the 40 year career of Paul Crifo, an art school trained craftsmen who designed over 140 movie posters and illustrated 50 of them himself. The posters Crifo illustrated include 'In The Heat Of The Night', 'Monty Python and the Holy Grail', 'The Producers' and 'Play It Again, Sam'. Mr. Crifo, who turned 91 in January 2013, still draws in his studio daily. 'Mr. Movie Poster' includes interviews with industry colleagues and studio executives shot on opening night at Mr. Crifo's exhibit at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The film features an original jazz score by pianist and composer Daniel Morgan West.

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