As part of Mondo‘s Film Foundation Series, they will be releasing two new posters online today for The Old Dark House and The Night of the Hunter.
Elvisdead is the French artist behind The Old Dark House poster, inspired by the 1932 film from James Whale, the director most famous for Frankenstein (1931) and the subject of the Bill Condon film Gods and Monsters (1998), where he was played by Ian McKellan. None of that changes just how creepy this poster is.
Speaking of creepy, The Night of the Hunter (1955) remains one of the spookiest performances to date, and this poster somehow manages to crank Robert Mitchum’s love-hate Harry Powell up to eleven. This poster comes from Phantom City Creative, regular Mondo collaborators, who use a bold minimalism of the film’s black and white, coupled with Mitchum’s predatory eyes and a splash of red that signals the danger within those pupils.
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