Ten Valuable Paper Moon (1973) Movie Posters & Collectibles
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Ten Valuable Paper Moon (1973) Movie Posters & Collectibles

Peter Bogdanovich's Paper Moon debuted on May 9, 1973, starring Ryan O'Neal, Tatum O'Neal and Madeline Kahn. Valuable Paper Moon movie memorabilia includes one sheet, half sheet, insert and three sheet posters, lobby card sets, movie stills and Polish movie posters.

Paramount Pictures' Paper Moon came to movie theaters in 1973. Directed by Peter Bogdanovich and starring Ryan O'Neal, Tatum O'Neal, Madeline Kahn and John Hillerman, Paper Moon features Ryan O'Neal as Moses Pray, a con man during the Great Depression who gets saddled with a worldly young girl (Tatum O'Neal). Paper Moon debuted on May 9, 1973, earning four Academy Award nominations: Best Screenplay, Best Sound and Best Supporting Actress (Tatum O'Neal - won, Madeline Kahn).

Here are ten valuable Paper Moon movie posters and collectibles that are sure to interest movie memorabilia buffs. "If you don't give me my two hundred dollars I'm gonna tell a policeman how you got it and he'll make you give it to me because it's mine." - Tatum O'Neal as Addie Loggins 

Paper Moon One Sheet Movie Poster

A standard one sheet movie poster (27x41-inches) in very fine condition sold at auction for a modest $15. Paper Moon is based on the 1971 novel Addie Pray by Joe David Brown.

Paper Moon one sheet poster $15

Paper Moon Insert Movie Poster

An insert movie poster (14x36-inches) in fine/very fine condition brought $56 at auction. Moses Pray conducts his con by telling widows he represents the Kansas Bible Company.

Paper Moon Three Sheet Movie Poster

A three sheet movie poster (40x76-inches) in very fine+ condition sold at auction for $53. Paper Moon was to star Paul Newman and daughter Nell Potts, but that changed when director John Huston bowed out of the production.

Paper Moon Polish One Sheet Movie Poster

A Polish one sheet movie poster (22x33-inches) in very fine condition fetched a top bid of $47 at auction. This 1975 poster is the work of artist Jerzy Flisak.

Paper Moon Polish poster $47

Paper Moon Movie Stills

A collection of eight 8x10-inch black-and-white movie stills in very fine+ condition brought $32 at auction. At 10-years-old, Tatum O'Neal is the youngest person ever to win a regular Academy Award.

Paper Moon Original Artwork

An original poster art rendering from 1973 by Paul Davis in excellent condition sold at auction for $1,314.50.

Original poster art by Paul Davis $1,314.50

Paper Moon 40x60 Movie Poster

A 40x60-inch movie poster in very good/fine condition brought $10 at auction. Tatum O'Neal's little grown-up character Addie smokes cigarettes in the movie. The actual cigarettes were made of lettuce and contained no nicotine.

Paper Moon Lobby Card Set

A complete set of eight lobby cards (11x14-inches) in very fine+ condition sold at auction for $19. Moviegoers in 1973 might have encountered these cards on display in movie theaters.

Paper Moon lobby set $19

Paper Moon Mad Magazine Cover

Mad Magazine #164 did their satiric cover story on Paper Moon in the January 1974 issue. One graded edition in CGC near mint 9.2 condition sold at auction for $37. The cover is hilarious, as Alfred E. Neuman appears as Addie.

Paper Moon Movie Pressbook

An uncut movie pressbook in very fine condition is valued at $10-15. Paper Moon's entire promotional campaign is contained within its pages.

Paper Moon Movie Memorabilia Credits & Top Image

  • All auction results and images courtesy Heritage Auctions, Dallas, Texas
  • Top image: Paper Moon half sheet movie poster (22x28-inches) in very fine- condition $15

Copyright © 2011 William J. Felchner

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A great film and I love Madeline Kahn.