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There are six variations of Two Mules For Sister Sara Australian daybills that I am aware of. As an individual or a group can you find them for me and post them on this thread. A good one for Clint fans.
I'll agree with number 3 & number 6.
Sorry I should have said variations in the artwork & design and not if a difference in censorship, lack of censorship or slight difference in colour shadings. If I have missed anything in this area please let me know.
Um...Yes this is another variation.Hondo
Yes this is another variation.
Matt has four - see my amended comment Matt.
Ves has one also.
One more very similar image but has a printer's credit on it.
Once we have tied up this quiz I will post a detailed summary I compiled last October about the six images. I must say Mark you were quick out ot the starting gates which is very commendable and with most of the answers too.
Final sixth image doesn't seem to want to reveal itself so here it is.
To be followed soon with details on each of the daybills.
Isn't that the same as the two Matt posted?
The above one apart from being a different colour was printed by Robert Burton where Matt's two were without printer's credits.
To be followed soon when I have a bit of time with details on each of the daybills.
Little hard to read clearly but hopeful you can see it now.
As mentioned previously the details on all the six daybill posters are as follows..
The original Australian full colour release daybill. The film opened in Sydney on the 23 / 10 / 1970.
The last image above ( the light brown one ) that I submitted and the crimson colour one that Matt submitted are early second printings,
The light brown image Matt submitted showing under the two colour images is another early reprint but a little later and now with CIC printed on it but still with a Not Suitable For Children classification printed on the poster.Note no border around background action scene.
The light blue poster image also submitted by Matt is another similar image but now a border appears around the background scene The .Not Suitable For Children classification has been moved and printed on the poster in a different form.The film title has a dark blue background around it. Has CIC printed on it also.
The other blue poster suppied by Ves has the titles under the main title printed in a different position and the main title is without any background highlighting. The New Zealand censorship classification snipe is covering the Australian Not Suitable For Children classification.Has CIC printed on it also.
To sum up all the above daybill posters were printed in 1970 and 1971 due to the Not Suitable For Children censorship rating which was replaced by the NRC classification in late 1971.The print run must have been printed in small quantities and possibly more box office business happened than was anticipated to have all the duotone daybills designed and printed.
The more I look at the duotone Two Mules For Sister Sara daybills the more it confirms to me that I am right in disliking them.