Walter Film
Original Vintage Film Posters,
Photographs & Movie
Memorabilia


Since 1982, WalterFilm's primary focus has been on the glorious history of the European and Hollywood Motion Picture Business. We offer the finest selection of original vintage movie postersmovie star photoslobby cardsmovie scripts & rare books and Hollywood movie memorabilia. We also deal in sub-specialties of theater and stage, African American cultural history, as well as LGBTQ film, stage, art, and social history. Our goal is to search out and offer the most outstanding pieces we can find.

As part of WalterFilm's Curatorial Services, we advise individual and business clients in the selection of material for their collections. Whether a collector is looking to decorate a home or office, to build a collection on a specialized subject or to purchase pieces as an investment, WalterFilm has the knowledge, experience and resources to help achieve those respective goals. In addition to working with private collectors, WalterFilm assists curators in building institutional collections at various libraries, museums and universities.

Collections & Services

Posters

Original vintage movie posters have a long and fascinating history. An enormous number of different posters were made and there are an almost infinite number of collecting strategies one could follow.

Photographs

The visual history of motion pictures is contained in movie still photography. Every aspect of the movie making process was featured in this medium and each is highly collectible.

Lobby Cards

Lobby cards are a uniquely American creation. They are a hybrid of movie posters and photographs. One early author on the subject described them as akin to antique Persian miniatures.

Movie Scripts & Rare Books

We only offer vintage original movie scripts and, multiple drafts of the same script, early rare books and magazines and press book, which were used to market films to theatre owners.

Memorabilia

WalterFilm's focus is on on both international and Hollywood movie memorabilia that touches on the history of motion pictures as well as objects that were part of the movie making process.

Curatorship

The curatorial process WalterFilm goes through in evaluating a piece consists of Authentication and Evaluation and we provide our clients with a detailed description of every piece we sell.

LATEST BLOGS

Marlene-Dietrich in Shanghai-Express

1930s Movie Posters – Dreams For Sale

1930s movie posters proclaimed, week after week, what Hollywood had to offer to an eager world during the days of the great movie studios and the Great Depression. No better example of this is the above exquisite 1932 vintage original Belgian poster of Marlene Dietrich in Shanghai Express. The Beginning In the beginning, as the […]

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Marlene Dietrich - George Hurrell Photographer

Shooting The Stars – The Golden Age of Hollywood Portraiture

Hollywood Portrait Photography came into existence at the beginning of the 20th Century following the relocation of the film industry to Hollywood from the east coast. These fledging studios needed to create interest in their motion pictures by promoting the actors that stared in them. From 1910 – 1970, there were six individuals that became […]

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Complimentary Client Consultation

We love to share our knowledge and experience, so, if you have a question about a particular item or would like to know more about it or the project it relates to, we would be happy to provide you with whatever we know. Just click on the "Contact Us" button and fill out the "Client Consultation Form" and we'll be in touch!