Saw this 1931 Dracula French pressbook on eBay with a Buy It Now price of $8500.00. Here's what the seller, addsense, wrote about it:
"You place your bids on a very rare French ressbook(?!)/original material advertising for the distribution of Universal's first Dracula movie in France - movie premiered in France in January 1932, so this material must have been printed in 1931/1932. The advertising material addresses French cinema owners. It lists Universal's agencies in France responsible for the distribution of copies, and gives a short abstract of plot and cast. It folds out to a beautiful full-size poster with a modernist portrait of the prince of darkness in the back being surrounded by stills taken from the actual movie - outstanding compared to the other known movie poster designs in circulation elsewhere."
This short-lived television series on ABC, channel 7, showed a lot of promise. Here's my review of the first episode I wrote in 2010. Unfortunately, Happy Town lasted for only eight episodes. Six of them aired on televsion and the last two were shown on the Internet. Rummaging through my archives I found these promotional materials for the show. There are also a coffee mug, water glode, and t-shirt that were sent along with them. If I keep rummaging I'll probably find those, too.
As you can see, promotional materials were neatly tailored to reviewers. They even spelled my name right. Sweet.
An interesting Mexican lobby card collage layout you often see with superhero subject matter. Comic book illustrations--the usual movie scene is replaced by a hastily cut out comic book panel--and jungle illustrations are colorful but irrelevant to what's being shown in the theater. In this case it's probably a showing of television episodes of George Reeves' Adventures of Superman.
Great pressbook, especially page 8: The Mask Brings Screen Horror Up to Date. "The movie going public, perennially receptive to cinematic love and laughter, is equally fascinated by horror. So much so, in fact, that new processes [aka gimmicks] are developed to give screen horror more impact."