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The 10 most expensive film posters – in pictures

Here we have the first appearance of arguably the most beautiful poster ever designed, by German graphic artist Heinz Schulz-Neudamm. This is the domestic German three-sheet for Fritz Lang's silent masterpiece Metropolis from 1927, which sold for $357,750.00 in 2000.

King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962). The filmmakers appeared to suggest that King Kong prevailed in the end, but there's NO WAY in hell he could have beat Godzilla down. Please!

The 10 most expensive film posters – in pictures

Yet another Boris Karloff – a one-sheet for The Bride of Frankenstein from 1935, which fetched $334,600.00 in 2007.

Christie's sale of vintage film posters

poster for The Seven Year Itch (1955), spotlighting the iconic scene where Marilyn Monroe's skirt floats up as she walks across a New York subway grate.