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    Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (Universal International, 1948). Half Sheet (22" X 28") Style B.
    In 1948, two of Universal's big breadwinners -- the monster series and comedy duo Bud Abbott and Lou Costello -- could not halt a box-office and critical slump. But Universal decided to combine these disparate parts, and the "Abbott and Costello Meet the Monsters" franchise was born. Bela Lugosi, Lon Chaney Jr. and Glenn Strange all signed on to reprise their famous horror roles, and even Boris Karloff did publicity for the film. The film became the studio's second-highest grosser of the year and endures as a beloved fan favorite. A perennial favorite, this style B half sheet has been paperbacked and touchup applied to minor wear: fold wear, three corner bumps, and creasing down the right side/background. There is light post-restoration smudging at the top left. Very Fine- on Paper.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2016
    26th-27th Saturday-Sunday
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