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    The Body Snatcher (RKO, 1945). One Sheet (27" X 41") Style A.
    With the dream pairing of Bela Lugosi and Boris Karloff in this Robert Wise directed horror classic, we are in for a ghoulish ride. Henry Daniell plays Dr. MacFarlane, a surgeon who pays Karloff's character for unearthed corpses to experiment on in 19th century Edinburgh. When Karloff starts to murder victims for their body parts, he is blackmailed by the doctor's assistant (Lugosi), who then becomes the next victim. This spectacular one sheet had pinholes in the corners. There was also a chip in the top left corner, a tear at the top edge, and a small chip in the upper right. Karloff is at his most menacing in this stunner. This magnificent poster features William Rose artwork. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


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    March, 2009
    20th-22nd Friday-Sunday
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