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    Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (Universal International, 1948). Fine/Very Fine on Linen. One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Comedy and horror combine in this innovative film from Universal when their funnymen Abbott and Costello get tangled up with a coterie of the studio's iconic monsters. The duo's careers had started to drag during the post-war era, but it was this box office success that once again made them a hit at movie theaters. Universal Studios' biggest horror stars reprised their most famous roles in the picture as well, with Lon Chaney Jr. as the Wolf Man, Glenn Strange as Frankenstein's Monster, and Bela Lugosi in his signature role of Count Dracula. Though it was the defining role of his career, Lugosi only played the Count in two feature films: this crossover comedy and the original Dracula. Well restored, this vibrant poster has had touchup to the folds, small tears, and a few very minor chips in the vertical fold. There was also a chip in the lower right corner through part of the number, but this has been replaced and the borders have been cleanly airbrushed.


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