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    The Mysterious Dr. Fu Manchu (Paramount, 1929). One Sheet (27" X 41") Style B.
    Warner Oland stars in the first of four screen appearances as Sax Rohmer's insidious villain, Dr. Fu Manchu. This film makes an effort to explain Fu's hatred of all whites by showing the death of the Doctor's family during the Boxer Rebellion. Twenty years later, Fu Manchu is a full-blooded villain, using a hypnotized Jean Arthur to help wipe out the British family Fu holds responsible for the deaths of his loved ones. But when Arthur falls in love with potential victim Neil Hamilton, Dr. Fu Manchu is forced to add her to his death list. This is one of the rare Paramount full bleed posters which the studio only did for a few seasons. The stone litho poster is marked "Silent" at the bottom of the poster and this was one of the transitional films that was released in both a silent and sound version. Showing only minor fold wear, the poster is in very nice condition. Very Fine- on Linen.


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    November, 2013
    16th-17th Saturday-Sunday
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