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    Before I Hang (Columbia, 1940). One Sheet (27" X 41").
    Boris Karloff plays a doctor convicted of a mercy killing and sentenced to death. On the eve of his execution, he is given an experimental serum made from a murderer's blood. Unexpectedly, he is granted a stay of execution and the serum turns him homicidal. Karloff's performance is truly the spark of genius behind all of these Columbia Mad Doctor films, and very enjoyable even today. This copy of the poster, only the second we have sold, is very nice yet had some folding within the borders with a chip at the top in the "o" of Karloff, and minor wear to the borders. Professional conservation has restored this poster to its vibrant and original glory. From the Theaters of Old Detroit Collection. Fine on Linen.


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