FRIDAY THE 13th Original Movie Poster * Kevin Bacon * 27" x 40" Rare 1980 Mint Condition. Large Wall Size measures 27" inches wide by 40" inches high , no folds ~ Rolled. Original Official Release Theatrical One Sheet Poster for the 1980 U.S. theater release of the horror film " Friday the 13th ". Friday the 13th is a 1980 American slasher film directed by Sean S. Cunningham and written by Victor Miller. The film concerns a group of teenagers who are murdered one by one while attempting to re-open an abandoned campground, and stars Betsy Palmer, Adrienne King, Harry Crosby, Laurie Bartram, Kevin Bacon, Jeannine Taylor, Mark Nelson and Robbi Morgan. It is considered one of the first "true" slasher movies. Prompted by the success of John Carpenter's Halloween, Friday the 13th was made on an estimated budget of $550,000. Released by Paramount Pictures in the United States and Warner Bros.. When originally released, the film received many negative reviews from film critics. However, the film grossed over $39.7 million at the box office in the United States alone. It developed a serious cult following in the years that followed, and is now considered a true horror genre classic. In the years since it's initial release, has become one of the most profitable slasher films in cinema history, and one of the most memorable. It was also the first movie of its kind to secure distribution in the USA by a major studio, Paramount Pictures.The film's box office success led to Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981), a long series of successful sequels, a crossover with the A Nightmare on Elm Street franchise, and a 2009 series reboot. Now recognized as one of the horror classics of that decade, the film was listed on AFI's 100 Years...100 Thrills, and voted # 31 on Bravo's 100 Scariest Movie Moments. The unique and much heralded detailed poster artwork was created by renowned illustrator Alex Ebel. An accomplished fantasy and science fiction illustrator, Ebel painted the final poster art for Friday the 13th 1980. Mr. Ebel was also involved in illustrations for a number of covers for genre books and magazines including Heavy Metal Magazine and the 1950's magazine Fantastic Stories Magazine. He also illustrated for World Book Encyclopedia.This Original Poster is printed in Brilliant Beautiful Razor-sharp 6 color production on thick advertising poster stock paper and is Rolled with no folds. Rare , Authentic , Friday the 13th Original Collectible from the original ground-breaking horror film. Ready for framing or simply hang as is. Great for an Apartment or Den , Entertainment Room or Office. This is a Very Rare Original One-Sheet Movie Poster. Will be gently rolled in a heavy duty tube and shipped Priority Mail with Delivery Confirmation / Tracking. This Original Poster is in Mint Condition. Email with any questions before purchasing if you are unsure about something. We ONLY accept Money Orders , Cashiers Checks or U.S. Cash as payment ( we do NOT accept personal checks or online payment at all ). Please email about local pick-up , we are located in NYC in Times Square. All International Customers MUST email us before purchasing this item.