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    Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (Universal International, 1948). Half Sheet (22" X 28") Style A.
    Already the rarer of the two styles for this fan favorite title, this half sheet should be of particular note to collectors for its fully colored background that mimics the film's title card. The style A half sheet typically bears a background of blue duotone, making this item a unique sight that Heritage has never seen before! Universal's first entry into its innovative comedy/horror smashup genre spliced together not only the talents of their reigning funnymen, but also some of their most popular monsters and horror actors to ever hit the screen. Splicing together the terrifying trio of Glenn Strange's role of Frankenstein's Monster, Lon Chaney as The Wolfman, and Bela Lugosi's reprisal as the dreaded Count Dracula, this film managed to give audiences some good shivers up their spines in between Abbott and Costello's guffaw-inducing gags. This half sheet looks remarkable after professional restoration has corrected a tear from the left border into the "R" of "Frankenstein," a chip in the right border and one in both right corners, and paper loss in the bottom left corner. Touchup has been applied to the folds to address fold separations. Fine+ on Paper.


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