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Chicago Man Owns Largest Movie Poster
Collection in Country

WGN’s Dean Richards introduces us to movie poster collector, Dwight Cleveland. Dwight owns the largest collection in the country...read more

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Academy Announces Major Gift of Movie Posters
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce that it has received a gift of 1,088 original movie posters from the golden age of Hollywood filmmaking... read more

The Hollywood Reporter (1/31/13)
FIlm Academy Scores Significant B-Movie Poster Gift
The donation from a noted collector of golden-age B pictures will be used in the planned Academy museum and will aid researchers looking into Hollywood's history... read more

Movie Collector's World (January 2013)
Beyond the Films Themselves Hollywood is Not Just Fancy Dresses and Gossip: Vermeer Rarity Exists in the Artwork
Movies are arguably the most influential art form of the 20th Century. Everyone loves the movies the world over... read more

CinemaJaw (6/12/12)
Movie Posters w/guest Dwight Cleveland
Poster boys. This week on CinemaJaw the boys take on an art project. Before we see the trailer, and long before we see the film, we see the infamous Movie Poster... read more

WGN Radio (5/3/12)
The Nick D Show
Nick Digilio chats with Dwight Cleveland whose movie poster archive features over 11 thousand items valued at 3.5 million dollars... read more

Library of Congress Blog (3/6/12)
Lobbying for the Silver Screen
A new gift to the Library’s Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division reminds us that movies are more than just the image on the screen and the sounds that accompany them... read more

ROBB REPORT Collection
Cinematic Endeavors
For a collector who spent more than three decades amassing one of the greatest movie poster collections known to exist... read more

Variety Magazine
Film academy receives trove of posters
AMPAS has received a donation of more than 1,000 original B movie posters from the first half of the 20th century... read more

Chicago Tribune
Devoted movie poster collector sees an art form waiting to be discovered
Dwight Cleveland doesn't expect to sell all 35,000 of his movie posters to a museum or a philanthropist or the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences... read more

ABC-7 News
Collection of 25K movie posters for sale at $3.5M
A Chicago man lives his life with Hollywood stars like Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, Errol Flynn and Marilyn Monroe... read more

ABC News
Movie Poster Collection for Sale – $3.5 Million
Chicagoan Dwight Cleveland was inspired to start collecting movie posters when he saw a high school teacher’s collection. He now has more than 25,000 of these posters.... read more

USA Today
Man's massive poster archive goes up for sale
How many movie posters do you own? Chances are, it's only a fraction of Dwight M. Cleveland's collection. Cleveland has spent the last 35 years amassing more than 11,000 film posters and says they're worth a cool $3.5 million... read more

Los Angeles Times
Cinema history for sale: Movie poster collector seeks buyer for archive
There's nothing so unique about a real estate developer taking a look at a 1930s era house, which is precisely what Dwight M. Cleveland, president of a Chicago-based renovation and development company, did one day in 1991... read more

Nine Network Australia (6/25/11)
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First Business News (6/21/11)
One man's investments in movie posters may soon pay off.
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The Independent
Blockbusters of cinema's arthouse
Looking over some of the 11,000 treasured pieces of paper that have consumed his life for 34 years, Dwight Cleveland readily admits that he is out of the ordinary...read more

Forbes Magazine
Dwight Cleveland, a 48-year-old Chicago real estate developer, stares intently as a dry-cleaning squeegee steams the outermost poster from an old movie theater display board he picked up from an antiques dealer...read more (PDF)

Movie Collector's World
I am glad to be back (and so soon) with another round of “Meet The Dealer.” This months featured dealer is veteran collector/dealer Dwight Cleveland of Chicago, Illinois...read more (PDF)

Brooks Alumni Bulletin
It was pouring rain that saturday night, the night that Dwight Cleveland '77 took his first step down a path of obsession, adventure and cinematic treasures...read more (PDF)


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