Gallery: Polish Movie Posters for American Westerns

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You may think Westerns are a wholly American phenomenon, but it turns out that foreign interpretations look pretty good too. Our pals over at the Rumpus turned us on to these amazing Polish posters for American Westerns created during the Communist era, and it’s fascinating to see these familiar, classic films considered and advertised in a completely strange and often seemingly incongruent way. Click here to see even more of these gorgeous posters, and if you still haven’t had enough, be sure to check out the book from which they hail, Western Amerykanski: Polish Poster Art and the Western .

1961 poster by Jerzy Flisak for 3:10 to Yuma

1962 poster by Jerzy Jaworowski for The Misfits

1974 poster by Jerzy Flisak for When the Legends Die

1972 poster by Jerzy Flisak for The Ballad of Cable Hogue

1947 poster by Eryk Lipinski for The Mark of Zorro

1968 poster by Jerzy Flisak for A Bullet for the General

1969 poster by Wiktor Gorka for The Rounders

1958 poster by Marian Stachurski for Annie Get Your Gun

1973 poster by Tomasz Ruminski for Little Big Man

1964 poster by Witold Janowski for Oklahoma

1972 poster by Andrzej Bertrandt for A Gunfight