Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    The Body Snatcher (RKO, 1945). One Sheet (27" X 41") William Rose Artwork.
    Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi join forces once again for this RKO horror classic, loosely based on a story by Robert Louis Stevenson. Val Lewton, producer of such cult classics as Cat People and I Walked with a Zombie, helped adapt the screenplay with Robert Wise directing. Dr. Wolfe MacFarlane (Henry Daniell) is a surgeon experimenting on corpses, dug up by his henchman John Gray (Karloff). With its ghoulish illustration of Karloff by artist William Rose, this terrific one sheet will make a prized possession for any horror buff. Professional touchup has repaired fold wear and tape stains in the corners. Signs of handling that have not been addressed include edge wear with small tears, some scattered pinholes, and slight toning. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.


    Please see full-color, enlargeable images above for more details.

    View movie details on IMDB
    View movie details on AllMovie


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    July, 2018
    28th-29th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 809

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    20% of the successful bid (minimum $19) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 7 days left to consign to the 2021 March 27 - 28 Movie Posters Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Grey is a true asset to Heritage Auctions and Heritage Auctions are a true asset to the Movie Poster Hobby.
    Jim G.,
    Ray, MI
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Auction #162105 spotlights


    The Mole People (Universal International, 1956). Rolled, Fine. Insert
    BID NOW


    The Thing (Universal, 1982). Rolled, Very Fine/Near Mint. One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Sabrina (Paramount, 1954). Overall: Very Fine-. Lobby Card Set of 8
    BID NOW


    You Only Live Twice (United Artists, 1967). Folded, Fine. Three Sheet
    BID NOW


    Batman (20th Century Fox, 1966). Folded, Very Fine-. French Petite
    BID NOW


    American Graffiti (Universal, 1973). Folded, Very Fine+. One Sheet
    BID NOW


    Meet Me in St. Louis (MGM, 1944). Very Fine-. Title Lobby Card
    BID NOW


    The Giant Behemoth (Allied Artists, 1959). Folded, Fine+. Half Sheet
    BID NOW

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search