Australian Film Posters

Michael Organ Collection

1 - Australian Listing 1906-1971 | 2 - Australian Printers & Dealers | 3 - Polish Posters of Australian Films
4 - Personal Collection - Polish Posters | 5 - Ned Kelly Polski | 6 - Personal Collection - Australian Posters
7 - Personal Collection - Film Posters | 8 - Zuzanna Lipinska Polish Posters

Introduction

The following is a listing of posters of Australian films, or films about Australia, from my personal collection.

Poster
Title - Year of Production
Description

Dad and Dave Come to Town

1938

Artist: 3 colour lithograph by Robert Burton Pty Ltd., Sydney.
Size: 13 x 30 inches.
Australian release 1938. Re-release Australian daybill poster 1950s. Lithograph.
Director: Ken G. Hall.
Starring: Bert Bailey, Fred MacDonald, Shirley Ann Richards, Alec Kellaway and Peter Finch.

The Farmer Goes to Town (US)

Dad and Dave Come to Town (Aus)

1938

Artist: Unknown.
Size: 14 x 22 inches - lobby card.
Australian release 1938. US release lobby card 1939.
Director: Ken G. Hall.
Starring: Bert Bailey, Fred MacDonald, Shirley Ann Richards, Alec Kellaway and Peter Finch.

Mr Chedworth Steps Out

1938

Artist: Unknown.
Size: 27 x 41 inches.
Australian release 1938. US release 1 sheet poster 1939.
Director: Ken G. Hall.
Starring: Cecil Kellaway, Jean Hatton and Peter Finch.

Dad Rudd MP

1940

Artist: 2 colour lithograph by F. Cunninghame Pty Ltd, Sydney.
Size: 13 x 30 inches.
Australian release 1940. Re-release Australian poster 1950s. Lithograph.
Director: Ken G. Hall.
Starring: Bert Bailey, Fred McDonald, Alex Kellaway and Yvonne East.

40,000 Horsemen (Aus)

Le carga de los 40,000 Jinetes (Spain)

1941

Artist: Unknown.
Size: 3.5 x 5.5 inches.
Australian release 1941. Spanish mini-poster reprint 1970s.
Director: Charles Chauvel.
Starring: Grant Taylor, Betty Bryant and Chips Rafferty.

Bush Christmas (Aus)

Vi Fanger Hestetyvene (Dutch)

1947

Artist: Unknown.
Size: 16 x 22 inches.
Australian release 1947. Dutch poster, unknown date 1970s?.
Director: Ralph Smart
Starring: Chips Rafferty, John Fernside, Stan Tolhurst, Pat Penny and Helen Grieve.

Kangaroo

1951

Artist: Unknown.
Size: 27 x 41 inches.
Australian release 1951. US 1 sheet poster.
Director: Lewis Milestone.
Starring: Maureen O'Hara, Peter Lawford
.

Return of the Plainsman (US)

The Phantom Stockman (Aus)

1953

Artist: Unknown.
Size: 27 x 41 inches.
Australian release 1953. US 1 sheet poster.
Director: Lee Robinson.
Starring: Chips Rafferty.

Botany Bay

1953

Artist: Unknown.
Size: 27 x 41 inches.
Australian release 1953. US 1 sheet poster.
Director: John Farrow.
Starring: Allan Ladd, James Mason.

Fort Eureka (Poland)

Eureka Stockade (Aus)

1954

Artist: Witold Chmielewski.
Size: 23 x 33 inches.
Australian release 1949 as Eureka Stockade. Polish 1 sheet poster. Offset print.
Director: Harry Watt.
Starring: Chips Rafferty.

Smiley (Aus)

Perdu dans la Brousse (France)

1956

Artist: Grinnson.
Size: 47 x 63 inches.
Australian release 1956. French 1 sheet poster. Lithograph.
Director: Anthony Kimmins.
Starring: Colin Petersen, Chips Rafferty.

The Shiralee (Aus)

Road Without End (Russia)

1957

Artist: Unknown.
Size: 25 x 35 inches.
Australian release 1957. Russian 1 sheet poster.
Director: Leslie Norman.
Starring: Peter Finch, Dana Wilson.

A Town Like Alice

1957

Artist: Unknown.
Size: 27 x 41 inches.
Australian release 1957. US 1 sheet poster.
Director: Jack Lee.
Starring: Peter Finch and Virginia McKenna.

A Town Like Alice

1957

Artist: Unknown.
Size: 41 x 81 inches.
Australian release 1957. US 3 sheet poster.
Director: Jack Lee.
Starring: Peter Finch and Virginia McKenna.

Robbery Under Arms

1957

Artist: Unknown.
Size: 22 x 28.
Australian release 1957. UK half-sheet poster.
Director: Jack Lee.
Starring: Peter Finch, Ronald Lewis.

Smiley Gets a Gun

1959

Artist: Unknown.
Size: 27 x 41 inches / 41 x 81 inches / 81 x 81 inches.
Australian release 1959. US 1 sheet, 3 sheet and 6 sheet posters.
Director: Anthony Kimmins.
Starring: Bruce Archer and Chips Rafferty.

On the Beach

1959

Artist: Unknown.
Size: 27 x 41 inches.
Australian release 1962. Japanese 1 sheet poster.
Director: Stanley Kramer.
Starring: Gregory Peck, Ava Gardiner, Fred Astaire, Anthony Perkins.

The Sundowners

1960

Artist: ... .
Size: 27 x 41 inches.
Australian release 1960. US 1 sheet poster.
Director: Fred Zinnemann.
Starring: Robert Mitchum, Deborah Kerr, Peter Ustinov.

You Can't See Round Corners

1969

Artist: ....
Size: 13 x 30inches.
Australian release 1969. Daybill. Lithograph.
Director: David Cahill.
Starring: Ken Shorter, Rowena Wallace and Carmen Duncan.

Adam's Woman (Aus)

La Fusta e la Forca (Italy)

1970

Artist: ....
Size: 55 x 115 inches.
Australian release 1970. Italian 2 sheet poster.
Director: Philip Leacock.
Starring: Beau Bridges, Jane Merrow, John Mills.

Ned Kelly

1971

Artist: Unknown.
Size: 20 x 28 1/2 inches.
Australian release 1967. Japanese release B1 poster. Offset print.
Director: Tony Richardson.
Starring: Mick Jagger.

Wake in Fright (Aus)

Na Krancu Swiata (Outback) (Poland)

1971

Artist: Wiktor Gorka (1922-2004).
Size: 22 x 33 inches / 58 x 82 cm.
American Australian co-production. Original release 1971. Polish release 1972.
Director: Ted Kotcheff.
Starring: Donald Pleasance, Gary Bond, Chips Rafferty and Sylvia Kay.

Caddie

1976

Artist: Jerzy Flisak (b.1930).
Size: 27 x 39 inches.
Australian release 1976. Polish 1 sheet poster, 1978.
Circulation: 7,000.
Director: Donald Crombie.
Starring: Helen Morse.

Picnic at Hanging Rock (Aus)

Picknik am Valentinstag (Germany)

1976

Artist: Unknown.
Size: 23 x 33 inches.
Australian release 1976. German 1 sheet poster.
Director: Peter Wier.
Starring: Rachel Roberts, Helen Morse.

Picnic at Hanging Rock (Aus)

Picknik Pod Wiszaca Skala (Poland)

1976

Artist: Unknown.
Size: 23 x 33 inches.
Australian release 1976. Polish 1 sheet poster for 1992 release.
Director: Peter Wier.
Starring: .....

Storm Boy (Aus)

Chlopiec z burzy (Poland)

1976

Artist: Eryk Lipinski (1908-1991).
Size: 27 x 39 inches.
Australian release 1976. Polish 1 sheet poster, 1978.
Director: Henri Safran.
Starring: Greg Rowe, David Gulpilil.

Mad Max II

1981

Artist: Wieslaw Walkuski (b.1956).
Size: 47 x 63 inches.
Australian release 1981. French 1 sheet poster.
Director: George Miller.
Starring: Mel Gibson.

The Year of Living Dangerously

1982

Artist: Jerzy Flisak (b.1930).
Size: 27 x 39 inches.
Australian production. Original release 1982. Polish release 1985.
Director: Peter Weir.
Starring: Mel Gibson, Sigourney Weaver.

Man of Flowers (Aus)

Kwiaty Jego Zycia (Poland)

1983

Artist: Wieslaw Walkuski (b.1956).
Size: 27 x 39 inches / 67 x 97 cm.
Australian production. Original release 1983. Polish release 1984.
Director: Paul Cox.
Starring: Norman Kaye, Alyson Best, Chris Haywood.

Crocodile Dundee (Aus)

Krokodyl Dundee (Poland)

1986

Artist: Andrzej Pagowski (b.1953).
Size: 27 x 39 inches.
Australian production. Original release 1986. Polish release 1987.
Director: Peter Faiman.
Starring: Paul Hogan, Linda Koslowski.

Young Einstein

1988

Artist: Unknown.
Size: 39 x 55 inches.
Australian release 1988. Italian 1 sheet poster..
Director: .....
Starring: Yahoo Serious.

Looking for Alibrandi

2002

Artist: Unknown.
Size: 27 x 40 inches.
Australian release 2002. DVD release poster.
Director: .....
Starring: Greta Scacchi, Anthony Lapaglia.

Crackerjack

2002

Artist: Unknown.
Size: 27 x 40 inches.
Australian release 2002. DVD release poster.
Director: .....
Starring: Mick Molloy, Bill Hunter.
Scenario: The comic story of the adventures of a new member to a regional bowling club in Victoria, Australia.

Site last updated: 19 June 2013. Return to Michael Organ's Home Page. Any comments, corrections, or additions to this site are most welcome.


1 - Australian Listing 1906-1971 | 2 - Australian Printers & Dealers | 3 - Polish Posters of Australian Films
4 - Personal Collection - Polish Posters | 5 - Ned Kelly Polski | 6 - Personal Collection - Australian Posters
7 - Personal Collection - Film Posters | 8 - Zuzanna Lipinska Polish Posters