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    Bride of the Monster (Filmmakers Releasing, 1956). One Sheet (27" X 41"). One of director Ed Wood's greatest productions, this was the next to last movie filmed by Bela Lugosi, who played mad scientist Dr. Eric Vornoff. The making of this movie is well-documented in Tim Burton's Ed Wood, including the theft of the rubber octopus from Republic Studios (it was originally created for the John Wayne vehicle, Wake of the Red Witch). Unfortunately, the motor that operated the tentacles was left behind, which is painfully obvious in the final film. Nevertheless, this is classic Ed Wood, and features two of his greatest stars, Lugosi and former Swedish wrestler Tor Johnson (who was the subject of Lugosi's oft-quoted line, "Don't mind Lobo. He's as harmless as a kitchen"). Paper from the majority of Ed Wood's movies is extremely scarce, and highly sought after by those who appreciate the best in "bad" cinema. This particular example shows the typical pinholes in the corners, a small corner chip in the lower left, light edge wear, and light fold wear with some crossfold separation. Notwithstanding these minor flaws, this is a very attractive and very desirable poster that will be the pride of any collection of 1950s cult cinema. Very Fine-.

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