This posters category contains 15 000 types of author graphic posters from the Terry Posters‘ collection, originated in Czechoslovakia in the period of 1930 – 1989. All the posters are original prints from the years stated in the poster descriptions. No copies or reprints. Posters labeled as “not for sale“ are represented by only one piece in our collection, therefore we cannot offer them for sale.


From the beginning of the 50’s until 1989 Czechoslovakian leading graphic artists devoted their time to creating author film posters. It was only Czechoslovakia and Poland, where graphic artists worked on film posters in such extent. In this section, you will find posters by 50 most influential Czechoslovak artists (Karel Vaca, Milan Grygar, Zdeněk Ziegler and others).You find posters by hundreds of another authors in our database. Enter a name of a graphic designer whose posters you look for into the „searching“.

Origin of film

There originated not only author posters for American or Italian films here. Among the interesting ones belong posters for Japanese sci-fi classics, Soviet propaganda sagas or for Czech cinematography of the 60’s. You find posters for films from another countries (that are not named here) directly in our database. Enter a name of a country from which comes a film into the „searching“.

Year of poster origin

Take a look at unique placards from the 30’s and 40’s. Highly acclaimed works from the greatest period of Czechoslovakian film poster: 60’s and 70’s but also posters from the 1980’s.

60. years, 70. years


Czech film posters did not omit the work of film giants like Ingmar Bergman, Federico Fellini, Luchino Visconti, Luis Buňuel as well as domestic film legends like Miloš Forman and Jiří Menzel. Seek for posters for films by hunderds of another directors directly in our database. Enter a name of a director whose films you look for into „searching“.


Next to American film stars (Steve McQueen, Raquel Welch) there were also Italian and French actors extremely popular in the Czechoslovakia (Brigitte Bardot, Jean Paul Belmondo, Louis de Funés) and others. Seek for posters for films in which another film stars act directly in our database. Enter a name of an actor into the „searching“.

Movie genre

Now, you can search for posters by genre. For instance, you can hear the bombs bursting and weapons singing in war movie posters, fly on the wings of monsters in sci-fi- posters, or ride off into the sunset in posters of westerns-.

Sci-fi movies, Musicals