Alfred Hitchcock's Family Plot debuted on April 9, 1976. Valuable Family Plot movie memorabilia includes one sheet and half sheet posters, lobby card sets, movie stills in press folders and Polish, Australian and Italian movie posters.
Universal Pictures' Family Plot hit movie theaters in 1976. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock and starring Karen Black, Bruce Dern, Barbara Harris, William Devane, Ed Lauter, Cathleen Nesbitt and Katherine Helmond, Family Plot is a lighthearted suspense revolving around phony psychics, crooked jewelers, kidnappers and elderly millionaires. Made for $3 million, Family Plot opened on April 9, 1976, winning an Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Motion Picture.
Here are ten valuable Family Plot movie posters and collectibles that are sure to interest Alfred Hitchcock fans and movie memorabilia collectors. "I told you about danger, didn't I? First it makes you sick, then when you get through it, it makes you very, very loving." - William Devane as Arthur Adamson a.k.a. Edward Shoebridge
Family Plot One Sheet Movie Poster
A one sheet movie poster (27x41-inches) in very fine condition sold at auction for $20. Family Plot marked Alfred Hitchcock's final film.
Family Plot one sheet poster $20
Family Plot Lobby Card Set
A complete set of eight lobby cards (11x14-inches) in stellar mint condition brought $47 at auction. Family Plot was filmed on location in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Sierra Madre and South Pasadena, California.
Family Plot lobby set $47
Family Plot Polish Movie Poster
A Polish movie poster (26x37-inches) in rolled very fine- condition sold at auction for $20. Andrzej Klimowski is the poster artist.
Family Plot Polish poster $20
Family Plot Movie Still and Press Folder
A collection of eleven 8x10-inch movie stills housed in a press folder in fine condition fetched a top bid of $19 at auction. Roy Thinnes of TV's The Invaders (1967-68) fame was originally slated to play Arthur Adamson.
Family Plot Australian Daybill Movie Poster
An Australian daybill movie poster (13x30-inches) in very fine+ condition sold at auction for $41. Family Plot debuted in Australia on July 8, 1976.
Family Plot Japanese B2 Movie Poster
A Japanese B2 movie poster (20x29-inches) in rolled near mint condition brought $21 at auction Family Plot came to Japan on August 14, 1976.
Family Plot Japanese B2 poster $21
Family Plot Italian Movie Poster
An Italian movie poster (26x36-inches) in fine condition sold at auction for $25. Alfred Hitchcock makes the final cameo appearance of his career approximately 45 minutes into the film where his silhouette is seen at the registrar of births and deaths.
Family Plot Italian poster $25
Family Plot Half Sheet Movie Poster
A half sheet poster (22x28-inches) in very fine- condition brought $15 at auction.
Family Plot 30x40 Movie Poster
A 30x40-inch movie poster in very fine+ condition sold at auction for $12. Faye Dunaway had been the original choice to play Fran, a role which went to Karen Black.
Family Plot Belgian Movie Poster
A Belgian movie poster (14x21-inches) in very fine+ condition brought $15 at auction. Following Family Plot, Alfred Hitchcock (1899-1980) was to make the film The Short Night, but ill health prevented him from doing so.
Family Plot Movie Memorabilia Credits & Top Image
- All auction results and images courtesy Heritage Auctions, Dallas, Texas
- Top image: Family Plot half sheet poster in folded very fine- condition $15
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