Attack of the Killer Tomatoes movie poster
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I don’t think I’ve seen that cut of Gill before. Any info on it?
The smaller type at the bottom is (a phototype version of) Monotype’s Extra Bold. The “Aaargh!…” at the top basically follows the Extra Bold as well, but has more weight and a few different details.
In the phototype era, various manufacturers expanded classic designs into larger series of numerous weights. For example, Castcraft carried a “Gill Sans Blast”, which is similar in weight, but not a match. “neo-Gill Sans Black” as shown by Headliners in 1978 is a likely candidate, but I haven’t seen a specimen that is complete enough to confirm the ID. It has the right weight and that flat-top A. Another such extension is Gill Serial by Typeshop. Its style no. 7 is a match in terms of weight and also has the right a, g and r. Again, I don’t have a complete glyph set to consult. It strikes me as a less plausible option, because to my knowledge, Typeshop’s distribution was limited to Western Europe.