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    The Body Snatcher (RKO, R-1952). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Robert Louis Stevenson's tale was inspired by the true story of the gruesome grave-robbers Burke and Hare. Legendary horror producer Val Lewton brought in director Robert Wise (The Day the Earth Stood Still) to adapt Stevenson's story for the screen. He then cast the two greatest horror stars of the cinema, Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi, to add a chilling atmosphere to the production. There are staple holes in the border and separation at the fold line intersections, a tiny stain in the "S" of "Snatcher" otherwise the poster is in excellent condition. This re-issue one sheet features a eerie green image of Karloff and is a wonderful alternative to the pricey original release material. Very Fine/Near Mint.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2004
    18th Thursday
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