Posters in Detail


Posters Up Close

Posters in Detail

Against All Flags, 1951

The World in His Arms, 1951

The Black Shield, 1953

Taza, Son of Cochise,1954

Sign of the Pagan, 1954

Captain Lightfoot, 1954

Dawn at Socorro, 1954

Johnny Dark, 1954

This Island Earth, 1955

The Shrike, 1955

The Benny Goodman Story, 1955

Away All Boats, 1956

Backlash, 1956

Behind the High Wall, 1956
Tap Roots / Kansas Raiders, 1957,
The Wild and the Innocent, 1959
Mutiny on the Bounty, 1962

Poster Production

Mutiny on the Bounty

Brown was given a few simple guidelines for producing a poster, some photographs of stars and costumes and movie scenes. From these he would develop small thumbnail drawings about three or four square inches, he would then make larger drawings, small color studies and then the final paintings. Usually he had to develop a horizontal format painting and a horizontal. Sometimes a square was required.