ON FILM: Bob Peak
Charles talks with Tom Peak, son of the famed poster artist, Bob Peak. Tom is the author of the beautiful book, The Art of Bob Peak, which covers the 40-year career of the "Father of the Modern Hollywood Movie Poster." Bob Peak began his career designing campaigns for companies as varied as Old Hickory Bourbon, Coke, and Time Magazine. Bob Peak's most famous posters included Apocalypse Now, Superman, and Start Trek. In this expanded online interview, Tom Peak talks about his father's early work in commercial magazines, his cinematic and narrative style, and how he was first recruited to design the poster for the film adaptation of West Side Story. http://www.bobpeak.com/
Aired May 24, 2014.