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    Bedlam (RKO, 1946). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Val Lewton ("Curse of the Cat People") created this psychological-horror film that starred Boris Karloff as the supervisor of the infamous 18th century British insane asylum St. Mary's of Bethlehem, better known as "Bedlam." Anna Lee plays a courageous reformer who tries to expose the inadequate conditions at the institution. She gets thrown in the asylum for her efforts, but being a strong-willed woman, she organizes a revolt and captures Karloff. She then sets up a mock trial where Karloff is judged by a jury of his peers, the tormented inmates of the asylum! There is slight fold line wear, small tears, and pinholes in the corners. The poster has been professionally restored making these defects very hard to detect. This poster offers a wonderfully eerie image of Karloff, set against a backdrop of grasping hands in the foreboding asylum. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.

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