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Hollywood Posters, A Colfax Avenue Fixture, Is Closing After 35 Years - The Denver Post

A poster promoting "The Big Sleep" rests against a wall as John Caruso, owner of Hollywood Posters works at his shop in Denver on Thursday. It's going to be tough, but I'm going to shake it off and enjoy my life in California." John Caruso, owner of Hollywood Posters, Thursday at his shop on East Colfax Avenue in Denver. Caruso has decided to close the business he opened Dec. 1, 1980. (Craig F. Walker, The Denver Post) Hollywood Posters' fate seems more aligned with that of Roach Photos Inc. , a business at 860 South Broadway that this week announced its closing after download 80 years because of declining sales in the face of digital services replacing traditional brick-and-mortar ones. Caruso sells posters online, too. But his Hollywood Posters store is still a museum of movie http://loujmsu.soup.io art. The inventory of 15,000 posters, along with assorted buttons, cassettes, DVDs and action figures, clogs the tiny space, spilling into the aisles and making navigation tricky.
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