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Bob Stockton Film Poster Collection

Identifier: 2011-065-r

Scope and Contents

This collection includes film posters of various sizes (predominantly one-sheet style posters) and three souvenir film magazines/books spanning most of the latter half of the 20th century. Includes 313 posters in total.


  • 1940 - 1999

Language of Materials

The majority of materials in this collection are in English. For cases where materials are in a foreign language, a note has been made in the genre series for that item.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions.

Biographical / Historical

This collection of film posters was donated by the Bob (Robert) Stockton Family Trust.


4 Linear Feet (5 containers (2 record storage cartons, 2 flat boxes, 1 rolled storage box) )


A collection of film posters spanning the latter half of the 20th century and featuring multiple genres.


This collection is arranged into series by genre and is alphabetized.

Physical Location

Leatherby Libraries

Separated Materials

If any materials are separated from the main body of the collection, a note has been made in the series covering that item's genre.

Fragile Posters

303. Days of Heaven, One sheet, ©1978 Paramount Pic. fragile.

304. The Emigrants, One sheet, ©1972 WB, Notes: fragile, some tearing at folds and seams, pin-holes in corners, “BEST PICTURE OF THE YEAR” placard glued to front, “604” written on back w/ sharpie and has bled through to the front of the poster.

305. The Lords of Flatbush, One sheet, ©1974 Columbia, fragile, tape at virtually every fold and corner, tape removed leading to tearing in top-left (when facing) corner, tearing at middle-left edge.

306. All the President’s Men One sheet, ©1976 WB. fragile; esp. at folds, pin holes and corners.

307.One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich, One sheet, ©1970 Cinema Releasing Corp. fragile, significant tearing at folds especially in the middle, multiple pin holes at corners, tape on back seems in order to reinforce pin holes, blue stamping and pencil writing on back, general browning throughout.

308.The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea, One sheet “A”, ©1976 AVCO Embassy, fragile, someone tried to tape something over the rating on the front and it’s only been partially removed, blue stamping on back, black crayon writing on back, large piece of tape in upper left-hand corner on back.

309.The Sand Pebbles, One sheet, ©1966 20th Cent-Fox, fragile, moderate wear and browning around edges, staple/pin holes at corners, pencil writing in bottom right-hand corner on front, red stamping and pencil writing on back.

310.Big Jake, One sheet, ©1971 Cinema Center Films, fragile, tears at center vertical fold, blue stamping on back w/ finger prints as well.

311.Becket, One sheet, ©1964 Paramount, fragile, holes at corners, a lot of wear around the edges and tape on back at folds, blue stamping on back.

312.Young Winston, One sheet style “B”, ©1972 Columbia, fragile, pin holes at corners, moderate wear at folds.

313.Jaws, One sheet, ©1975 Universal, fragile, tape at folds on front and back, tearing at top and bottom-right corners.

Finding Aid for Bob Stockton Film Poster Collection
Andrew Young and Norman Lee
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives, Leatherby Libraries Repository

Chapman University
One University Drive
Orange 92866 USA US