Edward G. Robinson possessed one of the most recognizable faces in Hollywood history. Robinson's numerous film credits include The Widow from Chicago, Little Caesar, The Last Gangster, Kid Galahad, Blackmail, Key Largo, House of Strangers, The Ten Commandments and Soylent Green. Valuable Edward G. Robinson memorabilia includes movie posters, lobby cards, autographs and publicity stills.
There was no mistaking Edward G. Robinson (1893-1973) on the silver screen. One of Hollywood's most popular movie gangsters, Robinson made his motion picture debut in the 1916 silent film Arms and the Woman, later appearing in such fare as Night Ride (1930), Little Caesar (1931), Tiger Shark (1932), The Man with Two Faces (1934), The Sea Wolf (1941), Scarlet Street (1945), All My Sons (1948), Vice Squad (1953), A Bullet for Joey (1955), The Cincinnati Kid (1965) and Soylent Green (1973). Here are ten valuable Edward G. Robinson movie posters, autographed items and other memorabilia that are sure to please fans and collectors...
Edward G. Robinson Autographed Photo
A 5x7 black-and-white photo signed by Edward G. Robinson in very fine/near mint condition sold at auction for a bargain $50. It dates from the 1940s.
Edward G. Robinson signed photo $50
Edward G. Robinson Portrait Still
An 8x10 black-and-white Warner Bros. portrait still from the 1930s in very fine- condition brought $65 at auction.
Kid Galahad (1937) Color-Glos Still
Edward G. Robinson plays fight manager Nick Donati in Kid Galahad (1937). An 8x10 color-glos still picturing Robinson and Bette Davis in very fine condition sold at auction for $179.25.
Edward G. Robinson/Bette Davis Kid Galahad still $179.25
Little Caesar (1931) Glass Movie Slide
Edward G. Robinson plays the ruthless gangster Caesar Enrico Bandello in Little Caesar (1931). A glass movie slide (3x4-inches) in very fine/near mint condition fetched a top bid of $155.35 at auction. Glass slides were used in coming attractions promotions.
Little Caesar glass slide $155.35
Larceny, Inc. (1942) One Sheet Movie Poster
Edward G. Robinson plays "Pressure" Maxwell in Larceny, Inc. (1942). A one sheet movie poster (27x41-inches) in fine/very fine condition sold at auction for $334.60.
Big Leaguer (1953) Lobby Card Set
Edward G. Robinson appears as John B. "Hans" Lobert in the baseball drama Big Leaguer (1953). A complete set of eight lobby cards (11x14-inches) in very fine/near mint condition brought $95.60 at auction.
Big Leaguer lobby set $95.60
Destroyer (1943) Window Card
Edward G. Robinson plays Steve Boleslavski in Destroyer (1943). A window card in very good/fine condition sold at auction for $25. Window cards were displayed in businesses around town.
House of Strangers (1949) One Sheet Movie Poster
Edward G. Robinson appears as Gino Monetti in House of Strangers (1949). A one sheet movie poster (27x41-inches) in fine+ condition brought $239 at auction.
House of Strangers one sheet poster $239
Two Seconds (1932) Movie Herald
Edward G. Robinson stars as John Allen in Two Seconds (1932). A movie herald (4x6-inches) in very fine+ condition brought $19 at auction.
The Last Gangster (1937) Pressbook
Edward G. Robinson plays Joe Krozac in The Last Gangster (1937). An MGM pressbook or campaign book in very good condition sold at auction for $45. The movie's entire promotional campaign is featured within.
The Last Gangster pressbook $45
Edward G. Robinson Movie Memorabilia Credits
- All auction results and images courtesy Heritage Auctions, Dallas, Texas
- Top image: Lobby card from Illegal (1955) $15-20
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