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The Night Caller movie poster

Contributed by Florian Hardwig on Nov 1st, 2023. Artwork published in .
Half Sheet (22″×28″) poster
Source: Heritage Auctions. License: All Rights Reserved.

Half Sheet (22″×28″) poster

From Wikipedia:

Fear Over the City (French: Peur sur la ville) is a 1975 French crime film directed by Henri Verneuil and starring Jean-Paul Belmondo. […] It was released in the United States and the United Kingdom as The Night Caller.

PLINC’s vibrating Tension in use on the posters for the Columbia Pictures release of the R-rated “psycho-dramatic film” with music by Ennio Morricone. Belmondo can be seen in the role of policeman Jean Letellier trying to track down a serial killer of young women.

Compare to the poster for Shivers from the same year, featuring typography that appears to emulate Tension’s effect.

36″×14″ poster
Source: Poster Museum. License: All Rights Reserved.

36″×14″ poster

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