Auction Name: 2020 March 21 - 22 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas
Lot Number: 86067
Shortcut to Lot: HA.com/7219-86067
Death Takes a Holiday (Paramount, 1934). Very Fine. Insert (14" X 36"). From the Mike Kaplan Collection. Heritage is pleased to present this insert (this is the only known copy), for the first time. Fredric March, fresh off of winning the Best Actor Oscar for his portrayal of Dr. Jekyll, tackled the role of Death in one of the best fantasy films of the era. He decides to assume earthly form in order to discover why humanity has such fear of him. While visiting Earth, no one dies, but things become more complicated when he falls in love with beautiful Evelyn Venable. Indications of age include pinholes in the border and interior, small tears, a minor chip in the right of the upper border, and mild toning. There is a thin printing irregularity in the lower image.