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    Boris Karloff in "The Mummy" by Roman Freulich (Universal, 1932). Portrait (10.25" X 14").
    Vintage black and white, double weight, matte still. Jack Piece was the genius make-up artist for one of the most successful Horror films ever made, The Mummy. With no special effects in sight, it was just Karloff, Pierce, and the lighting man who brought about the cinematic magic that holds up even today. This unique oversized photo has been trimmed in the right margin, just to the image. There are tape stains and a surface tear where tape was removed, and a handwritten title in the upper left corner written by Pierce himself. The beautiful imagery of Roman Freulich's photograph is completely intact with only a slight surface scratch in the shadow of the head. This is an exquisite image from one of Universal's greatest monster movies. Verso: Universal/Freulich credit stamp. From the Personal Scrapbook of Jack Pierce. Very Good/Fine.




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