BILL GOLD -AMERICAN GRAPHIC DESIGNER DEAD AT 97

Bill Gold was a graphic designer who made thousands of film poster designs- from 1942 when he did his first one “Yankee Doodle Dandy” to his final one- 2011’s “J. Edgar.” In between he did the posters for such classics as Casablanca”, The Exorcist”, “The Big Sleep”,”Giant”, “The Searchers”, “Bonnie and Clyde”, “Cool Hand Luke”,”The Outlaw Josey Wales” the list goes on and on. He did the posters for every movie Clint Eastwood did. What an interesting career.

A man, two guns, held high by his face.

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3 responses to “BILL GOLD -AMERICAN GRAPHIC DESIGNER DEAD AT 97

    • In the wikipedia article on him it said -after an unsuccessful retirement he came back to do the poster for Clint Eastwood’s “J. Edgar” The man worked into his 90s.

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