“Experience it. Enjoy it. Just don’t fall for it”
Great looking and brilliantly designed film poster by creative arts agency Pulse Advertising. The studio used this provocative and sexy sunglasses shot of rock groupie ‘Penny Lane’ (Kate Hudson) across the worldwide marketing campaign for Cameron Crowe’s Oscar winning “Almost Famous” and it has since become one of the most instantly recognisable of ‘modern’ film poster images. This rolled (as issued) original US/International one sheet is from first year of release (2000) is in exceptional condition and displays superbly with imagery that makes it one of the most memorable of recent years. Colourful and very stylish, it represents a fine piece of collectable and sought after original rock / movie memorabilia that is scarce in this high grade condition.
Trivia: The film is director Cameron Crowe‘s semi-autobiographical account of life as a young Rolling Stone reporter. The actual group Crowe first toured with was The Allman Brothers Band. Gregg Allman distrusted him, and kept asking if he was a narc. Crowe was in a near-fatal plane crash while traveling with The Who. The character of Russell Hammond is based on Glenn Frey of Eagles.…more detail
US / International One Sheet / Double Sided / (27" x 40")
United States (USA)
Near mint minus; originally rolled (as issued)
Anna Paquin, Billy Crudup, Fairuza Balk, Frances McDormand, Jason Lee, Kate Hudson, Noah Taylor, Patrick Fugit, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Zooey Deschanel