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    Creature From the Black Lagoon (Universal International, 1954). Poster (40" X 60"). Although Universal had abandoned their horror franchise several years earlier, they went back to the well in 1954 with the advent of the science fiction boom. The result was one of the most popular films of the era, which introduced the Gill-Man, one of the silver screen's great monsters. Brought to life by Ricou Browning in the swimming scenes and Ben Chapman on land, the Creature was so popular that the film spawned two blockbuster sequels. This dynamic poster had wrinkling and edge wear, as well as a vertical tear in the center, that extends from the bottom of the poster into the title area. Professional restoration has expertly addressed these issues, resulting in a beautiful piece that any sci-fi fan will be proud to own. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.

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