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    The Ghost of Frankenstein (Universal, 1942). Lobby Card (11" X 14"). Released Friday the 13th this was the fourth in the Frankenstein series from Universal. Karloff had by this time decided to give up monster roles in favor of his wonderful mad doctor turns. Basil Rathbone was busy being Sherlock Holmes, so the part of Rathbone's famous monster creator, Wolf, was rewritten as his son, Ludwig. Cedric Hardwicke took over the mad scientist role from Mr. Rathbone and the series continued. Reports from the set told of how the make-up man, try as he may, just could not make the prosthetics originally formed for Karloff fit on a slighter Lon Chaney who stepped in to take over the role of Frankenstein's monster.The lobby card showing the sulfur-covered monster being led through a cemetary is one of the most sought after from this title. Fine+ with minor restoration.

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    March, 2004
    17th Wednesday
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