Movie poster sale at The Grand

ELLSWORTH — The Grand is holding a sale of some of its extensive movie posters collection for $5 a poster on Saturday, March 3, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The sale will be held in The Grand’s lobby at 165 Main St. in Ellsworth. Proceeds will benefit The Grand’s Skip Baker Memorial Film Fund.

For decades, Baker was the film programmer and projectionist at The Grand. To honor his memory, The Grand created a fund in his name to support the ongoing film programming that he was so associated with. Donations fund both the weekly CineGrand Tuesday night screenings and the weekend movies.

Being offered for sale are posters of recent Hollywood blockbusters and kids movies as well as posters of some of the best foreign and independent movies. All posters will be sold as is, including the ones that were mounted with push pins and thumb tacks. Grand staff will be on hand to help facilitate sales, as well as answer any questions about upcoming events at the theater.

For more information, call 667-9500 or visit

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