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    Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (Universal International, 1948). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Teaming up some of Universal's biggest stars, from Bud Abbot and Lou Costello, to Frankenstein's Monster (Glenn Strange), Dracula (Bela Lugosi), and the Wolfman (Lon Chaney Jr.), with the Invisible Man (Vincent Price) thrown in at the end for good measure, this film marked the end of the Golden Age of Horror. It's a fitting send off, with Bud and Lou at their best in this madcap comedy, which became the studio's second-highest grossing film of the year. It also marked a brief resurgence in the career of Bela Lugosi, the last great role he would play before his tragic decline. Posters from all the Abbott and Costello films are highly desirable, but perhaps none moreso than this, one of the most fondly remembered, and highly regarded, of the duo's many classic comedies. This attractive one sheet had fold wear with crossfold separation, and tape scuffs on the reverse, as well as an NSS stamp on the reverse that slightly bled through to the front. The borders have been replaced, but the poster has greatly benefited from professional restoration, giving it a wonderfully clean appearance, ready for proud display in your crypt, mausoleum, or laboratory. Fine+ on Linen.

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    March, 2008
    11th-12th Tuesday-Wednesday
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