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    The Man with Nine Lives (Columbia, 1940). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    "BORIS KARLOFF" in shaky, blood red lettering fills the top of this eerily hued one sheet, signaling that once again, this prolific horror film actor will deliver a spine tingling performance. In this "Mad Doctor" picture, Karloff stars as the scientist obsessed with finding a cure for cancer. He develops a revolutionary new serum, but his patients must be frozen and put into a state of suspended animation before the new drug can be administered. Karloff is accidentally frozen with his patients, and when they all awake alive and healthy, he finds out his formula has been destroyed. His subsequent attempts to recreate the serum only result in his madness, which is perfectly captured on this rarely offered on sheet, with Karloff looking sufficiently deranged. Professional restoration has addressed fold wear, cross fold separation with a small chip, very small corner chips in the top left and right borders that do not extend into the art. Fine+ on Linen.


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2011
    18th-19th Friday-Saturday
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