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    Dracula (Universal, 1931). Lobby Card (11" X 14"). When Lon Chaney suddenly died prior to the start of filming Dracula, Carl Laemmle had to find a replacement for the famous star. Many actors were considered, but the part finally went to Bela Lugosi, a Hungarian actor who had been portraying Bram Stoker's undead count on the stage. Lugosi made the role his own and he is still considered the screen's greatest King of the Undead! This card is the best scene in the set and features Lugosi seducing the innocent Helen Chandler by feeding upon her blood. This card is extremely rare and actually surfaces less frequently than the title card. Other than a fine pinhole in the middle of the right border and a slight crack in the upper border, it is in amazingly clean condition. Very Fine/Near Mint.

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    March, 2008
    11th-12th Tuesday-Wednesday
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