This is the original (1sh) movie poster THE WARRIORS. It was used to promote the film in theatres when it was released by. It is not a reprint nor a reproduction.
James Remar, Michael Beck, Deborah Van Valkenburgh , David Patrick Kelly, Lynne Thigpen, Dorsey Wright, Brian Tyler, David Harris, Tom McKitterick, Marcelino Sánchez, Terry Michos, Roger Hill, Mercedes Ruehl, and John Snyder. It was directed by Walter Hill. Rtwork is by David Jarvis. The movie poster is Rolled and linen backed.The poster measures 27" x 41". The poster was rolled once it was linen backed. With the linen backing, it now measures 28.75" x 42.25". This poster was originally Folded. Almost all original movie posters pre 1985 are Folded. This is not considered a flaw or defect. This Restored movie poster is graded C8.5, or Very Fine to Near Mint. This grade is generally the highest grade a restored original movie poster can receive. Original movie posters are graded, from the top down, as C10 (Mint), C9 (Near Mint), C8 (Very Fine), C7 (Very Good to Very Fine), C6 (Very Good), C5 (Good to Very Good), etc. It is difficult to find any C10 (Mint) original movie posers pre 1985.
Originally, prior to restoration the poster was graded a C6 Fine. The restoration included repair to. Tears, slight paper loss, minor stains, fold separation, and wear along the Fold lines. This original poster is immediately ready for framing and display. The very minor flaws - after restoration - noted above are not visible unless one does a very close inspection of the poster under bright light.At a very short viewing distance, the poster appears flawless. We believe that the original movie poster THE WARRIORS has excellent investment value. Although there are - or seem to be - a good number of original movie posters of THE WARRIORS out there - this movie is iconic and the original movie poster will always be in demand from fans and collectors alike. In addition, we have not seen many originals of THE WARRIORS that have been restored and linen backed, thus now being rolled and basically eliminating Fold lines. It seems that these Fold lines, although normal for most originals prior to 1985, often show up more significantly on posters with dark backgrounds, like THE WARRIORS.
We have eliminated this issue on this original of THE WARRIORS , and believe that will add to its investment value. If you have any questions, please contact me. The representations for this movie poster are honest, complete, and accurate. The photos you see are of the exact item you will be purchasing. We do not use "stock" photos.If you have any other interests in original movie posters, please take a look at my other listings. And I continue to add listings generally each week or so. The item "THE WARRIORS Original 1979 Movie Poster, 27 x 41, C8.5 Very Fine/Near Mint" is in sale since Tuesday, April 16, 2019. This item is in the category "Entertainment Memorabilia\Movie Memorabilia\Posters\Originals-United States\1970-79". The seller is "4306bakbarry" and is located in Nokesville, Virginia. This item can be shipped worldwide.