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45 Amazing Vintage Polish Posters Of Classic American Films

These beautiful and surreal pieces of movie artwork were created during the communist-era as an alternative to banned U.S. publicity material.

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1. Roman Holiday

Artist: Jerzy FlisakYear: 1959
Via movieposteroftheday.tumblr.com

Artist: Jerzy Flisak

Year: 1959

2. Cabaret

Artist: Wiktor GorkaYear: 1973
Via polishposter.com

Artist: Wiktor Gorka

Year: 1973

3. Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown

Artist: Hanna BodnarYear: 1978
Via polishposter.com

Artist: Hanna Bodnar

Year: 1978

4. Sleeping Beauty

Artist: Hanna BodnarYear: 1962
Via movieposteroftheday.tumblr.com

Artist: Hanna Bodnar

Year: 1962

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5. Sunset Boulevard

Artist: Waldemar SwierzyYear: 1957
Via cinemaposter.com

Artist: Waldemar Swierzy

Year: 1957

6. 101 Dalmatians

Artist: Liliana BaczewskaYear: 1967
Via cinemaposter.com

Artist: Liliana Baczewska

Year: 1967

7. Willow

Artist: Wieslaw WalkuskiYear: 1989

Artist: Wieslaw Walkuski

Year: 1989

8. Young Frankenstein

Artist: Jerzy FlisakYear: 1979

Artist: Jerzy Flisak

Year: 1979

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9. Gremlins

Artist: Jan MlodozeniecYear: 1985
Via cinemaposter.com

Artist: Jan Mlodozeniec

Year: 1985

10. Planet of the Apes

Artist: Eryk LipinskiYear: 1969
Via mondobizarrocinema.blogspot.com

Artist: Eryk Lipinski

Year: 1969

11. Poltergeist

Artist: Jakub ErolYear: 1984
Via manisthewarmestplacetohide.com

Artist: Jakub Erol

Year: 1984

12. Alien

Artist: Jakub ErolYear: 1980
Via cinemaposter.com

Artist: Jakub Erol

Year: 1980

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13. Raiders of the Lost Ark

Artist: Grzegorz MarszalekYear: 1983
Via polish-toys-collector.webs.com

Artist: Grzegorz Marszalek

Year: 1983

14. Dirty Dancing

Artist: Mieczyslaw WasilewskiYear: 1989
Via pigasus-gallery.de

Artist: Mieczyslaw Wasilewski

Year: 1989

15. Tootsie

Artist: Wieslaw WalkuskiYear: 1984
Via mondoexploito.com

Artist: Wieslaw Walkuski

Year: 1984

16. Dances with Wolves

Artist: Andrzej PagowskiYear: 1991
Via polishposter.com

Artist: Andrzej Pagowski

Year: 1991

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17. Cleopatra

Artist: Eryk LipinskiYear: 1968
Via m.iphotoscrap.com

Artist: Eryk Lipinski

Year: 1968

18. The Return of the Pink Panther

Artist: Edward LutczynYear: 1977
Via polishposter.com

Artist: Edward Lutczyn

Year: 1977

19. Star Wars

Artist: Jakub ErolYear: 1978
Via cinemaposter.com

Artist: Jakub Erol

Year: 1978

20. The Empire Strikes Back

Artist: Miroslaw LakomskiYear: 1983
Via xianstudio.wordpress.com

Artist: Miroslaw Lakomski

Year: 1983

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21. Return of the Jedi

Artist: Witold DybowskiYear: 1984

Artist: Witold Dybowski

Year: 1984

22. 2001 : A Space Odyssey

Artist: Wiktor GorkaYear: 1973
Via cinemaposter.com

Artist: Wiktor Gorka

Year: 1973

23. Working Girl

Artist: Andrzej PagowskiYear: 1990
Via cinemaposter.com

Artist: Andrzej Pagowski

Year: 1990

24. Weekend at Bernie's

Artist: Jakub ErolYear: 1990
Via dezeen.tumblr.com

Artist: Jakub Erol

Year: 1990

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25. War Games

Artist: Mieczyslaw WasilewskiYear: 1985
Via cinemaposter.com

Artist: Mieczyslaw Wasilewski

Year: 1985

26. Wall Street

Artist: Andrzej PagowskiYear: 1988
Via cinemaposter.com

Artist: Andrzej Pagowski

Year: 1988

27. Vertigo

Artist: Roman CieslewiczYear: 1963
Via wheredangerlives.blogspot.com

Artist: Roman Cieslewicz

Year: 1963

28. The Birds

Artist: Bronislaw ZelekYear: 1965
Via cinemaposter.com

Artist: Bronislaw Zelek

Year: 1965

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29. Rosemary's Baby

Artist: Andrzej PagowskiYear: 1984
Via cinemaposter.com

Artist: Andrzej Pagowski

Year: 1984

30. Taxi Driver

Artist: Andrzej KlimowskiYear: 1978
Via polishposter.com

Artist: Andrzej Klimowski

Year: 1978

31. The Untouchables

Artist: Mieczyslaw WasilewskiYear: 1987
Via polishposter.com

Artist: Mieczyslaw Wasilewski

Year: 1987

32. Paper Moon

Artist: Jerzy FlisakYear: 1975

Artist: Jerzy Flisak

Year: 1975

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33. Fatal Attraction

Artist: Maciej KalkusYear: 1988
Via wheredangerlives.blogspot.com

Artist: Maciej Kalkus

Year: 1988

34. The Godfather

Artist: Tomasz RuminskiYear: 1973
Via polishposter.com

Artist: Tomasz Ruminski

Year: 1973

35. The Godfather: Part II

Artist: Andrzej Klimowski Year: 1976
Via polishposter.com

Artist: Andrzej Klimowski

Year: 1976

36. The Terminator

Artist: Jakub ErolYear: 1987
Via polishposter.com

Artist: Jakub Erol

Year: 1987

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37. Empire of the Sun

Artist: Andrzej Pagowski Year: 1989
Via fontsinuse.com

Artist: Andrzej Pagowski

Year: 1989

38. Back to the Future

Artist: Mieczyslaw Wasilewski Year: 1986
Via polishposter.com

Artist: Mieczyslaw Wasilewski

Year: 1986

39. Sabrina

Artist: Maciej ZbikowskiYear: 1967

Artist: Maciej Zbikowski

Year: 1967

40. Ordinary People

Artist: Jan Mlodozeniec Year: 1983
Via polishposter.com

Artist: Jan Mlodozeniec

Year: 1983

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41. Terms of Endearment

Artist: Andrzej Pagowski Year: 1985

Artist: Andrzej Pagowski

Year: 1985

42. The Graduate

Artist: Maciej ZbikowskiYear: 1973
Via cinemaposter.com

Artist: Maciej Zbikowski

Year: 1973

43. The Muppet Movie

Artist: Waldemar SwierzyYear: 1982
Via mubi.com

Artist: Waldemar Swierzy

Year: 1982

44. Labyrinth

Artist: Wieslaw Walkuski Year: 1987
Via labyrinthnook.tumblr.com

Artist: Wieslaw Walkuski

Year: 1987

45. Dumbo

Artist: Anna HuskowskaYear: 1961
Via cinemaposter.com

Artist: Anna Huskowska

Year: 1961