Vintage Polish Poster | Poszukiwacze Zlota | Gold Diggers | Jakub Erol

Movie synopsis: The old man John Tarwater and the young lawyer Elam Harnish, seized by “gold fever”, leave for Alaska, embarking on the adventure of a new hard and torturous life, to which, due to hunger, Tarwater falls victim. The poster was created by Jakub Erol (1941-2018) who was an illustrator and graphic designer within the Polish School of Posters. He graduated from the Warsaw Fine Art Academy in 1968, where he was a student of Professor Henryk Tomaszewski. He later worked with the National Publishing Agency and the Film Distribution Headquarters (commonly called Polish Film), for which he created several hundred film posters for Polish and foreign films. He created over 1000 posters in total, and won many awards, such as, the Tadeusz Trepkowski Award (1970), the Hollywood Reporters Award (1974, 1975, 1976) and the Chicago International Film Festival Award (1987).

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