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Alamo Drafthouse collection of Mondo posters
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Important Information for Users of the Collection
  • Biography
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Alamo Drafthouse collection of Mondo posters
    Date (inclusive): 2011-ongoing
    Collection number: 1633
    Creator: Alamo Drafthouse
    Extent: 845 posters
    Repository: Margaret Herrick Library. Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
    Languages: English

    Important Information for Users of the Collection

    Access

    Available by appointment only.

    Publication rights

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the Margaret Herrick Library. Researchers are responsible for obtaining all necessary rights, licenses, or permissions from the appropriate companies or individuals before quoting from or publishing materials obtained from the library.

    Preferred Citation

    Alamo Drafthouse collection of Mondo posters, Margaret Herrick Library, Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Alamo Drafthouse, 2011-ongoing

    Biography

    The Alamo Drafthouse is an American cinema chain headquartered in Austin, Texas, with locations in Texas and Virginia. The Alamo Drafthouse began producing limited-edition silkscreen posters in 2003. Mondo, the company's art boutique, produces more than 120 posters annually, and through it graphic artists such as Martin Ansin, Shepard Fairey, Olly Moss, Tyler Stout, and Ken Taylor are commissioned to create new art for classic films, as well as alternative posters for contemporary movies.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    Titles in the Alamo Drafthouse collection of Mondo posters span the years 1931-present. Among the more than 845 prints are posters for the classic horror film FRANKENSTEIN (1931), created by Drew Struzan, and the more contemporary animation tale THE IRON GIANT (1999), illustrated by Laurent Durieux. Acquired in 2011, with further accruals. The repository continues to add materials to this collection on a regular basis.

    Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series: Not arranged in series.

    Indexing Terms

    Alamo Drafthouse