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    Creature from the Black Lagoon (Universal International, 1954). Three Sheet (41" X 81").
    An expedition up the Amazon discovers a bizarre, human/amphibian hybrid who, like most monsters of the era, takes a shine to the lone female member of the crew (played by Julia Adams). One of the greatest horror/sci-fi films of the 1950s, this landmark film spawned two sequels, and cemented the Gill-Man's place in the pantheon of Universal monster stars. Offered here is a stunning three sheet, showing both the Creature and Adams in her unforgettable white bathing suit, with fabulous art by the great Reynold Brown. It had minor tears and a small hole in the bottom left corner, pinholes in the lower field and the top corners, and some crossfold separation, but expert professional restoration has returned this beauty to a like-new appearance. The three sheet for this title is a very rare format that hardly ever surfaces. This is only the second copy we have ever offered. Very Fine- on Linen.




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    Auction Dates
    July, 2009
    23rd-25th Thursday-Saturday
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