Paul Abascal

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Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger - Lobby Card Set
Hannah and Her Ssters - Movie Poster
Elvira: Mistress of the Dark - Scene Stills


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Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger - Lobby Card Set
Here is a set of Lobby Cards from Columbia's Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger (1977), featuring special effects by Ray Harryhausen. Lobby Cards were 11" x 14" posters that came in sets of 8. As the name implies, they were most often displayed in movie theater lobbies, to advertise current or coming attractions.
Hannah and Her Ssters - Movie Poster
Here is the American one-sheet movie poster for Woody Allen's Hannah and Her Sisters (1986), starrng Mia Farrow, Barbara Hershey and Dianne Wiest. One-sheets measured 27x41 inches, and were the poster style most commonly used in theaters.
Elvira: Mistress of the Dark - Scene Stills
Here are some scene stills from Elvira: Mistress of the Dark (1988), starring Cassandra Peterson as Elvira.
Konga - Comic Book
Here is an issue of the early 1960s comic book series based on Konga (1961). The Charleton Comics series was touted as being "from the Herman Cohen Production." Noted comics artist Steve Ditko illustrated most of the covers and many of the interior pages.


Movie Clip

All That Jazz (1979) -- (Movie Clip) Take Off With Us Sandahl Bergman, already a Broadway regular for director Bob Fosse, is a principal along with Eileen Casey, Bruce Davis, Gary Flannery, many others, with Fosse's own staging, and Roy Scheider the Fosse-based character Joe Gideon, in the tame opening section of the number, the original tune by Stanley Lebowsky and Fred Tobias, leading into the sensational
All That Jazz (1979) -- (Movie Clip) Open, On Broadway Joe Gideon is a hedonistic workaholic who knocks back a daily dose of amphetamines to juggle a new Broadway production while editing his new movie, not to mention ex-wife Audrey, steady girlfriend Kate, a young daughter, and various conquests. Joe cannot, however, avoid intimations of mortality from white-clad vision Angelique that lead him to look back at his life as he heads for a near-inevitable coronary.
All That Jazz (1979) — (Movie Clip) A Better Dancer Another pass at director Bob Fosse’s “It’s Showtime” montage with dexedrine leads to a rehearsal where the Fosse figure Joe Gideon (Roy Scheider) shreds dancer Victoria (Deborah Geffner), whom he hired in exchange for sex, who then earns some redemption, in All That Jazz, 1979.
Lovely & Amazing (2001) — (Movie Clip) She’s A Mess Catherine Keener as Michelle driving with daughter (Ashlynn Rose) and her mother’s adopted youngest (Raven Goodwin), talking about their mom Jane (Brenda Blethyn), who’s going in for liposuction, other-daughter Elizabeth (Emily Mortimer) attending, Michael Nouri her surgeon, in Nicole Holofcener’s Lovely & Amazing, 2001.
Lovely & Amazing (2001) — (Movie Clip) I Feel A Little Dizzy Running on the beach with her big-earner pal (Dreya Weber), under-employed LA mom Michelle (Catherine Keener) reflects about her mother (Brenda Blethyn), who visits a liposuction specialist (Michael Nouri) and gets wobbly, in writer-director Nicole Holofcener’s Lovely & Amazing, 2001.
Lovely & Amazing (2001) — (Movie Clip) Open, It’s Sophisticated Appealing opening music and graphics lead to writer-director Nicole Holofcener’s swift introduction of four principals, Emily Mortimer, R-rated, as Elizabeth , Brenda Blethyn her mom Jane, Raven Goodwin as younger adopted daughter Annie and Catherine Keener as sister Michelle, in Lovely & Amazing, 2001.
Human Factor (1980) — (Movie Clip) Dog On The Sideboard From Otto Preminger’s last feature and Tom Stoppard’s screenplay from the late-career Graham Greene novel, arriving Watford north of London Nicol Williamson as MI6 bureaucrat Castle, meets his wife Sarah, the international-sensation model Iman (then the spouse of NBA star Spencer Haywood, long before she became Mrs. David Bowie), in her first credited movie role, Anthony Woodruff the family doctor, early in The Human Factor, 1980.
Saint Jack (1979) -- (Movie Clip) Open, Always A Good Investment Opening with a pan mighty close to 360 degrees, director Peter Bogdanovich, back in the orbit of old friend producer Roger Corman, buys himself a big slice of Singapore, and introduces Ben Gazzara as the title character and his relations with gofer Gopi (Joseph Noël), in Saint Jack, 1979, from Paul Theroux’s novel and screenplay with Bogdanovich and Howard Sackler.
Saint Jack (1979) -- (Movie Clip) No No, Kong Hong! Ben Gazzara (title character who, we’re learning, is an honest pimp with a cleaner legit job) entertains Hong Kong businessman Leigh (Denholm Elliott) with a visit to his Singapore Brit barfly friends, Joss Ackland, James Villiers (as voluble Froggett), Rodney Bewes and Mark Kingston, in Peter Bogdanovich’s Saint Jack, 1979.
Saint Jack (1979) -- (Movie Clip) Good Lover Bad Husband Ben Gazzara (the title character, a benevolent American ex-pat pimp in Singapore) takes care of an older friend helping him finance his own new brothel, then has an interview with a prospective professional (Monika Subramanian), in Peter Bogdanovich’s Saint Jack, 1979, with the popular Louis Armstrong recording of Oscar Peterson’s “Basin Street Blues.”
Saint Jack (1979) -- (Movie Clip) Nothing To Do With The Animal At the Singapore airport Ben Gazzara (title character), executing an errand for his Chinese businessman boss, works his contacts and picks up English Leigh (Denholm Elliott), Andrew Chua driving the cab, Peter Bogdanovich directing from the script he co-wrote with novelist Paul Theroux and Howard Sackler, in Saint Jack, 1979.


Hugo (2011) -- (Original Trailer) Original trailer for Martin Scorsese's acclaimed feature based on the Caldecott Award-winning book by Brian Selznick, featuring Asa Butterfield in the title role, with Ben Kingsley, Chlöe Grace Moretz, Ray Winstone and Jude Law, Hugo, 2011.
Hurt Locker, The (2008) -- Original Trailer Original trailer for Academy Award-winner Kathryn Bigelow’s acclaimed 2008 Best Picture winner, The Hurt Locker.
Wrestling Ernest Hemingway (1993) -- Original Trailer Original trailer for director Randa Haines’ 1993 sleeper hit Wrestling Ernest Hemingway.
Cookie (1989) -- Original Trailer Original trailer for director Susan Seidelman’s mob spoof Cookie, 1989, starring Emily Lloyd, Peter Falk and Dianne Wiest, co-written and produced by Nora Ephron.
Chariots Of Fire - (Original Trailer) Committed British runners strive for the 1924 Olympics in the Academy Award-winning Best Picture Chariots Of Fire (1981).
Shout, The - (Original Trailer) An inmate (Alan Bates) at an insane asylum claims to have mystic powers including the ability to kill with The Shout (1979).
French Lieutenant's Woman, The - (Original Trailer) Actors (Meryl Streep, Jeremy Irons) have an affair that mirrors the love story they are filming in The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981).
Das Boot - (Director's Cut trailer) The crew of a World War II German U boat undertakes a dangerous mission in Das Boot (1981) from the director of Air Force One and The Perfect Storm.
Barbarosa - (Original Trailer) A young cowboy (Gary Busey) and a legendary outlaw (Willie Nelson) team up to escape the law in Barbarosa (1982).
Radio Days - (Original Trailer) A young boy's coming of age is mirrored by his favorite radio shows and the lives of their stars in Woody Allen's Radio Days (1987).
Jerry Maguire -- (Original Trailer) Tom Cruise stars in the romantic comedy Jerry Maguire (1996), which made a star of Renee Zellweger and nabbed Cuba Gooding, Jr. a Best Supporting Actor Oscar.
Midnight Express - (Original Trailer) A young man arrested for drug smuggling fights to survive the horrors of a Turkish prison in Midnight Express (1978).