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Propstore Website Updates – A Quick Summary
For more than a year now, we’ve been re-imagining our brand, visual identity and website. As of 4th April 2022, these changes are all live. Here's what you need to know in a nutshell..
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22.11.2019  |  Uncategorized
Tom Chantrell – The Documentary
Here at Propstore, we have had the privilege of handling a number of rare posters and poster artwork by the renowned British cinema poster artist, Tom Chantrell (1916-2001). A new documentary has just been released on what would have been Chantrell’s 100th birthday to celebrate his life and work, including interviews with family and friends, […]
16.11.2018  |  Auctions
Keep Calm And Carry On | The Art Of The Carry On Series
The ‘Carry On’ movies are quintessentially British comedies with enduring appeal. Starting back in 1958 with ‘Carry On Sergeant’ and running through to ‘Carry On Columbus’ in 1992, the film series has spanned over 60 years with 31 movies. This gives the films the distinction of being the longest continuous British film series to date…
14.11.2018  |  Auctions
The Art Of The Cinema Poster
Film posters have long been a visual staple of the modern world. From the cinema walls, to adverts on your phone screen, film posters and their artwork have long since been utilised as a way to promote upcoming movie titles with the use of bold colours and the faces of famous actors…
27.06.2018  |  Auctions
Cinema Poster Live Auction Presents…Top Lots
With the largest collection of cinema poster artwork ever to be offered in the UK, the Propstore Cinema Poster Live Auction boasts not only one of the most extensive collections of Star Wars posters ever to be offered on the open market, but also one of the most extensive collection of original artworks from leading […]
27.06.2018  |  Auctions
Cinema Poster Live Auction Presents… The Chantrell Collection
Widely regarded as one the foremost British cinema poster artists of the 20th century, Tom Chantrell was a natural born artist and skilled draughtsman. Chantrell’s talent for understanding the commercial imperatives of poster advertising was soon recognised and working for the advertising agency Allardyce Palmer, Chantrell began illustrating posters for both Fox and Warner Brothers […]
25.06.2018  |  Auctions
Cinema Poster Live Auction Presents… The Star Wars Collection
Star Wars has entertained billions of people over the past 40 years and is now firmly entrenched in the world of popular culture. In the Propstore Cinema Poster Live Auction, we are proud to offer the most extensive collection of Star Wars posters ever to be offered on the open market. In the collection, there […]
10.06.2018  |  Auctions
Cinema Poster Live Auction Presents… Original Poster Artwork
Vintage cinema posters (pre-1990) were mostly based on painted artwork designs. The market in the UK for such original artwork has been slow to develop, mainly due to the lack of supply. Therefore prices for British cinema poster artwork has lagged against corresponding American movie poster art. The current Propstore Cinema Poster Live Auction on […]