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DescriptionCreature from the Black Lagoon (Universal International, 1954). Folded, Fine+. Insert (14" X 36") Reynold Brown Artwork.
Director Jack Arnold terrified audiences with this prehistoric creature (an amphibious gill-man that came equipped with pulsating gills and fearsome webbed talons), who lived in a murky uncharted tributary of the Amazon. The last of the great Universal Monsters, and perhaps the best, the Creature was a tremendous success in its day, and went on to spawn two sequels. The insert format features artwork by Reynold Brown and this example has retained nice color saturation. Restoration has addressed fold wear, pinholes, surface paper loss at the top, tape stains, and tears (one across Richard Carlson and Julia Adams at the bottom right). The borders have been airbrushed.
Estimate: $2,500 - $5,000.
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