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(Graphic Design) Four Typographic X-Rated Film Posters
Cinéma Béverley. Four Typographic X-Rated Film Posters. Paris: Imp. Lacroix, n.d. [1985-1987]. 24 x 16 in.; single-color offset on white stock. Cinema stamp verso. Some small dents and light handling marks, very good.
From the “last porn theatre in Paris,” Le Cinéma Béverley, which opened in 1983. These distinctive posters were produced in accordance with the 1975 French law that prevented X-rated films from using imagery in their street-side advertisements. Surviving the advent of video and internet porn, before finally closing in 2019, Le Béverley was an innovative cinema, introducing couples’ screenings to the Paris adult scene.
Film titles: Jeune Filles en Chaleur à Sodomiser (1985); Jouissances Anales pour Adolescents en Chaleur (1986); Le Nain Assoiffé de Perversité (1987); Voluptes Anales (1987).