The early movie posters, just like most of the current promotion posters in shopping mall, were simply for movie promotion before showing. They were all hand-drawn, also called hand-drawn movie poster. Posters for early well-known Hollywood movies, including GONE WITH THE WIND, BREAKFAST AT TIFFIANY’S, CASABLANCE were all drawn by hands. The exquisite pictures have bringing great artistic value to the posters till today. However, originals of the exquisite hand-drawn posters are quite rare today.Along with the popularization of movies and improvements in preparation techniques, movie poster has become a work of art due to its exquisite pictures, unique expression techniques and rich cultural connotations. It is worth appreciating and collecting. Poster collectors both home and abroad are only interested in original movie posters. Of course, the first version and previous versions of movie posters are enjoying doubled love due to the scarcity in number and great potential to increase in value.Movie posters as well as other derived products can be divided into two classes in terms of functions. The first are for advertising and promoting with words For Promotion marked on the posters or derived products. They are mainly used in advertisement of film companies, bills of cinemas and as gifts to audience. They are not for sell. Posters and derived products belong to the other class are for sell. Movie posters, postcards, key rings, souvenir cards, mugs, T-shirt, etc. you have seen in Shanghai are all derived products of movies. Movie and its derived products have become a kind of culture and have come into thousands of people’s life, bringing influences on generations after generations.