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    The Wolf Man (Universal, 1941). Half Sheet (22" X 28").
    Lon Chaney made his mark in the cinema with this entry in the Universal horror series. Although he had appeared in Man Made Monster the prior year, and under the name Lon Chaney Jr., he decided to drop the Jr. and continue in his father's footsteps of making a career as the new "Man of a Thousand Faces." Under Jack Pierce's incredible makeup, Chaney became the screen's greatest werewolf. Although lobby cards are occasionally seen at auction, this half sheet with its brilliant color and imagery is exceptionally scarce. This poster has had moderate restoration with airbrushing to the borders and background, and retouch along the fold lines. There was a piece missing from the upper right corner that has been replaced and is not in any of the essential graphics. This professional work has given it a very nice appearance. MP Grading has authenticated the poster. Very Good/Fine.


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    November, 2011
    18th-19th Friday-Saturday
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