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    Cat People (RKO, 1942). Insert (14" X 36").
    Despite a slim budget, producer Val Lewton created one of the most frightening films of the 1940s. Cat People was the first in a series of pictures that made Lewton famous in the horror genre. Glamorous Simone Simon stars as a woman who turns into a panther when emotionally charged. She can be seen here on this very rarely offered insert, a seething feline with fangs bared behind her. The design is inspired by the one sheet posters for the film, created by artist William Rose. Paper for this title is among the most sought after by horror enthusiasts, and this insert has been pressed and paper backed. Prior to light restoration, the piece showed pinholes in the borders, fold wear, and small chips and tears in the borders. A minor post-restoration corner bend can be noted. Rolled, Fine+.


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