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    Boris Karloff in "The Mummy" by Jack Freulich (Universal, 1932). Still (8" X 10").
    Vintage black and white, double weight, silver gelatin, glossy still. It's fair to say that make-up artist Jack Pierce created the modern horror genre. His work on Universal's Dracula and Frankenstein made the studio the most powerful force in Hollywood. Having collaborated on Frankenstein, Pierce and Boris Karloff were reunited for the The Mummy. Karloff's transformation into the Mummy, pictured here, was carried out by Pierce (standing to the right of Karloff) and took eight hours to complete! This fabulous production still has tiny chips in the top and lower left borders and minor corner bumps. The verso has writing in pencil, a piece of clear tape in the top right corner and a Freulich credit stamp. Very Fine-.


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    ‡ The owner placed a late bid on this unreserved lot and repurchased it, subject to applicable commission.

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    March, 2009
    20th-22nd Friday-Sunday
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