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    Bedlam (RKO, 1946). Three Sheet (41" X 81"). The Bethlem Royal Hospital of London was once known as Bedlam and is the world's oldest psychiatric hospital (founded in 1403). In making this picture, producer Val Lewton tried to be as historically accurate as possible concerning the conditions in this historic asylum, resulting in one of his best films. This three sheet boasts eerie artwork of a gaunt, leering Boris Karloff in one of his most compelling performances. That's lovely Anna Lee in the top left of the poster. Restoration has been done to correct edge wear with small tears and chips, a tear in the bottom left corner, minor tears in the horizontal fold lines, and small creases and wrinkling in the field and borders. Very Good+ on Linen.

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2008
    11th-12th Tuesday-Wednesday
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