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CZECH MOVIE POSTERS – SIZES GUIDE – All you need to know

You might feel confused by the several versions and sizes of Czech movie posters. You don’t need to worry anymore – here’s our ultimate guide where you find all the answers that every collector of original Czech movie posters needs to know.

  • LARGE POSTERS

Also known as: 1 sheet posters, A1 posters

Size: approx. 84 x 60 cm (33 x 23 inches)

When: (50’s), 60’s, 70’s, 80’s

Biggest posters designed. They were available in cinemas in bigger cities all over the country.

Also known as: A3 posters

Size: approx. 42 x 30 cm (16 x 11 inches)

When: (50’s), 60’s, 70’s, 80’s

Most popular format for collectors as it’s quite compact. Also, the posters are often not folded.

Also known as: Extra small posters

Size: approx. 29 x 20 cm (11,5 x 8 inches), A4

Distributed to smaller cinemas. They are usually printed on thinner paper. They can be really simple in terms of used colors and graphic. Artwork can be inspired by the “main” poster. Also the size of lobby cards may vary a lot.

  • PHOTO LOBBY CARDS

Also known as: Fotosky, photo teaser posters

Size: approx. 29 x 20 cm (11,5 x 8 inches), A4

Distributed to smaller cinemas. They’re usually printed on proper photo paper. Sometimes they come in the series of 6.

  • LONG POSTERS

Also known as: Nudle (noodle), long posters

Size: approx. 95 x 31 cm (37 x 12 inches)

When: 30’s, 40’s (50’s)

Very rare old posters (especially those in great condition).

GOOD TO KNOW:

Size differences:
The sizes of posters vary in many cases. Sometimes the difference can be 1-2 inches in case of A3 posters. Noodles sizes vary even more. Please contact us if you would like to know exact size of any poster from our shop.

Stamps on the posters:
Some older posters (from 60’s and older) may have a stamp on them. These stamps were used by owners of cinemas and they show date and time of the screening.

Czech movie poster - stamp with screening date

Czech movie poster - stamp with screening date

Czech movie poster - stamp with screening datePlease contact us if you have any questions about Czech movie posters – we will be happy to answer all your questions and share every knowledge that we have.

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