Movie Poster – Chariots of the Gods, Josef Vyleťal, 1971


Movie poster designed for Harald Reinl’s documentary adaptation of Erich von Däniken’s book by Czech surreal artist Josef Vyleťal.

  • Movie title: Chariots of the Gods
  • Poster design: Josef Vyleťal, 1971
  • Poster size: A3 | A1
  • Poster condition: N/A | N/A

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Miraculous surreal movie poster artwork by Josef Vyleťal.

  • title: Chariots of the Gods | Erinnerungen an die Zukunft | Vzpomínky na budoucnost | West Germany, 1970
  • director: Harald Reinl
  • with: Thor Heyerdahl, Hans Domnick, Klaus Kindler
  • writer: Erich von Däniken (book)

poster designJosef Vyleťal, 1971

Movie posters in our collection were promotional materials. Posters used on display in the cinemas across the former Czechoslovakia. They bear signs of their age.


Josef Vyleťal (1940 – 1989) – Czech painter, graphic artist and film or theatre set designer. He studied architecture at the Technical University in Bratislava and at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague. In between 1964 – 1979 he created 115 movie posters. His major influences were surrealism and paintings by North Renaissance old masters. He was married to fine artist and award winning poster designer Olga Poláčková-Vyleťalová.

Award Winning Posters by Josef Vyleťal:

  • 1979 – 2nd prize The Hollywood Reporter Magazine, Silver Hugo at the International Film Festival in Chicago (Beauty and the Beast)


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