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    West of Shanghai (Warner Brothers, 1937). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Boris Karloff stars in this third remake of Porter Emerson Browne's popular 1920 play. General Wu Yen Fang (Karloff) invades a village in order to tap into its oil reserve. Two Americans and group of Christian missionaries stand in his way and become his prisoners. This is a lovely image of a rare non-horror role for Karloff. The simple, clean design is bold and compelling, with Fang looming over the Americans. Mounted on linen and rolled, this is a nice restoration of a lovely poster. Several tears, creases and areas of paper loss have been restored, but these are scattered and are mostly not very noticeable. The overall effect is unmarred and the colors are well-preserved. Fine+ on Linen.

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    November, 2005
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