CATEGORY: Movie Posters

LGBTQ Lesbian Archive (1901-2004)

WOMEN IN FILM, THEATER & MUSIC As the photograph of Katharine Hepburn above signifies, this is a collection of lesbian and bisexual women in film, theater and music. It spans a full century, starting with Maud Adams in 1901 and working its way up through a Chantal Akerman film of 2004. This archive has three components: PART ONE deals with 67 lesbian and bisexual women in film, theater and music. It contains actresses and singers, but also includes LBTQ women whose books we…

The Essence of was never meant to be a large website, it was intended to be an exclusive boutique featuring some of the greatest objects Walter Reuben could find. A website that would appeal to him as a collector of “movie memorabilia” – reflecting his own personal tastes and interests.  He deliberately chose to go after only the best original vintage film collectibles: posters, lobby cards, photographs, even costume designs. Today, that boutique has grown to include movie scripts, r…

Lon Chaney ­­– Man Of Many Faces

THE ABOVE PHOTOGRAPH – Vintage original 27 x 38″ (70 x 98 cm.) poster, Sweden. Lon Chaney, Loretta Young, Nils Asther, Gwen Lee, dir: Herbert Brenon, MGM. In the role of the circus clown who could not laugh, known as Pagliacci, Lon Chaney, in perhaps his finest film performance, ran the gamut in the story which spanned a 25-year period in the his life.  Regarded as one of the most versatile and powerful actors in both silent films and talkies, Lon Chaney  (Ap…


Andy Warhol born Andrew Warhola Jr.; August 6, 1928 – February 22, 1987) was a seminal American visual artist, film director and producer, and a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. His works explore the relationship between artistic expression, advertising, and celebrity culture that flourished by the 1960s, and spaned a variety of media, including film, photography, painting, silkscreening, and sculpture.

Walter Film Catalog 50

October 2022, I am pleased to announce the launch of Waler Reuben’s 50th Catalog. As usual, it contains a wide variety of material. Here are the listed categories and an example of their contents: