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    Captain Midnight (Columbia, 1942). Three Sheet (41" X 81"). Based on the popular radio, and later Fawcett Comics, hero, this high-flying war-time serial featured Dave O'Brien in the title role, appearing opposite his then-wife, Dorothy Short. Fans of cult cinema will recognize O'Brien as the degenerate Ralph Riley in the classic anti-drug film, Reefer Madness. In this exciting chapterplay, Captain Midnight battles Ivan Shark, a criminal mastermind who attacks the U.S. with a fleet of bombers. The incredible three sheet offered here, with its stunning portrait of the title character had pinholes at all four corners, and some minor paper loss in the bottom panel. All of these flaws have been corrected with professional restoration, resulting in a very attractive poster that will be an important addition to any serial collection. Fine/Very Fine on Linen.

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2008
    11th-12th Tuesday-Wednesday
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