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    Creature from the Black Lagoon (Universal International, 1954). Three Sheet (41.5" X 80").
    Although posters for Universal's "Creature" frequently rise from the depths of collections, for some reason, the three sheet is a particularly scarce format on this title. 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. This phenomenal three sheet featuring both the Creature and Adams is credited to the great Reynold Brown. If you've been patiently waiting to acquire one of these rare items, this is the one to bid on. Touchup was applied to pinholes in the corners, several tiny chips along the vertical fold that runs through Adam's hair, small tape lifts from the back of the poster not affecting the front image and a fold in the bottom border. This is as bright and fine a copy of this poster we have ever seen! Very Fine on Linen.




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    July, 2016
    30th-31st Saturday-Sunday
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