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    Bride of the Monster (Filmmakers Releasing, 1956). One Sheet (27" X 41"). From the fevered mind of cult favorite director Edward D. Wood Jr., this science fiction masterpiece stars horror veteran Bela Lugosi as Dr. Eric Vornoff, a mad scientist with a plan to create a race of atomic supermen, aided by the giant Lobo (Tor Johnson). Unlike most of Wood's films, this one actually had a respectable budget to work with, resulting in the most fully realized, and the only financially successful, film of his career. The scene at the end, in which Lugosi struggles with a rubber octopus (originally crafted for use in the John Wayne film The Wake of the Red Witch and heisted from the Republic Studio's warehouse), is a true cinema classic. This very rare poster has pinholes in the corners, light staining in the left and right borders, crossfold separations, and a top left corner crease, but is otherwise clean and attractive, a perfect piece for any aficionado of the offbeat and bizarre. Very Fine-.

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