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Heroes for Hire: Authentic Hand-Painted Ghanaian Movie Poster

Heroes for Hire: Authentic Hand-Painted Ghanaian Movie Poster

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Heroes for Hire - Authentic Hand-Painted Movie Poster

Poster Details

Immerse yourself in the vibrant world of Ghanaian cinema with this authentic hand-painted movie poster for Heroes for Hire. Created by the talented artist "Leonardo" for ZAAP Video Club, this piece is a stunning example of African hand-painted movie posters, a form of art born from the mobile cinema culture in Ghana during the 1980s.

This unique artwork, painted on recycled canvas from used flour sacks, embodies the creative spirit of Ghanaian artists who had the freedom to reinterpret movie scenes. Despite its journey, having been displayed under various conditions, it remains in good condition with signs of its storied past.

  • Dimensions: 58" x 46" (147 cm x 117 cm)
  • Condition:  In good condition, with some damages, some repairs, small size holes, in some places the paint is off, and signs of wear in the artwork due to usage. Please see the photos.

Don't miss the chance to own a piece of Ghanaian cinematic history. This poster not only serves as a captivating piece of art but also as a testament to the resilience and creativity of African artists.

This Ghanaian hand-painted movie poster captures the essence of the 1984 action film "Heroes for Hire." Created on recycled flour sacks, the poster embodies the dynamic and thrilling nature of the movie through its vibrant colors and unique artistic style. As a significant piece of Ghanaian cinema history, it serves not only as an advertisement but also as a collectible work of art.

Cultural and Artistic Significance

Ghanaian hand-painted movie posters are an integral part of Ghana's cultural heritage, offering a glimpse into the country's creative past. Born from the mobile cinema business in the 1980s, these posters were crafted on recycled flour sacks by local artists, making each piece distinctly unique. The "Heroes for Hire" poster is a testament to the ingenuity and talent of Ghanaian artists, reflecting both the artistic and cultural vibrancy of the era.

Film Information

Title: Heroes for Hire (1984)

  • Director: Teddy Page
  • Cast: Bruce Baron, Robert Marius, Jim Moss, Mike Monty, and others.
  • Plot: Set in Miami 1980, the film begins with a doctor implanting a metal object into a patient's arm, leading to unforeseen consequences. The action escalates with the kidnapping of Prof. Arlington, thrusting the story into a whirlwind of suspense and thrilling sequences.

For a deep dive into the film's captivating storyline and characters, the movie features an ensemble cast and a plot rich with intrigue and excitement. The unique blend of action and suspense set against the backdrop of 1980s Miami offers a cinematic experience that resonates with fans of the genre.

Discover more about the fascinating world of Ghanaian hand-painted movie posters at TribalGH's collection of Ghana movie posters.

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