For Sale: World’s Most Valuable Movie Poster

German artist Heinz Schulz-Neudamm’s poster for Metropolis, the 1927 silent film by Fritz Lang, is up for auction with a price of $850,000, a price some predict will rise to $1,000,000. The poster was bought for $650,000 in 2005 by a collector, setting the record for most valuable movie poster, and is currently listed with a value of $250,ooo in the bankruptcy statements filed by owner Kenneth Schacter. Fritz Lang’s Metropolis┬áis considered one of the silent era’s greatest films and its influence can still be felt throughout pop culture.
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