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    Bela Lugosi in "Murders in the Rue Morgue" by Ray Jones (Universal, 1932). Portrait Still (11" X 14").
    Vintage black and white, double weight, satin finish still. This is a gorgeous portrait still of Bela Lugosi as the diabolical Dr. Mirakle from this classic Universal horror film. The movie was based on a story by Edgar Allan Poe and would inspire Carl Laemmle to create additional horror films using the author's works. There is a slight crease in the top border, some light staining on the edges, and a crease to the lower right corner. This has to be one of the best portrait photos of a horror star in make-up we have ever seen. Verso: Jones credit stamp and publicity snipe. From the Kirk Hammett Collection. Very Fine-.


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